A hacker gang has allegedly collected and dumped a large trove of approximately 500,000 login credentials belonging to users of a popular VPN product from cybersecurity firm Fortinet.
The ‘instigator and architect’ of the scheme, Seng Leng Heng, was sentenced to 8 years' imprisonment, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) said.
His co-conspirators Nathan Sarinn, and Nay Chy were also sentenced to 4 and 5 years' imprisonment respectively for their roles in the scheme.
The three men have also been ordered to pay back the full amount.
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