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10973825883?profile=RESIZE_400xBack in the late 1960’s there was a film called, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.  It was a story of three outlaw cowboys who exhibited these three moral traits.  Sentinel Labs are now sharing a story of the modern day The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.

The Good - The man behind the development and sale of the NLBrute password-hacking tool was extradited to the United States this week.  Known by his alias, dpxaker, US officials charged Russian national Dariy Pankov with computer and access device fr

10972483489?profile=RESIZE_400xA 28-year-old Russian malware developer was extradited to the US where he could face up to 47 years in federal prison for allegedly creating and selling a malicious password-cracking tool.  Dariy Pankov, also known as “dpxaker,” developed what the US Department of Justice (DOJ) called “powerful” password-cracking program that he marketed and sold to other cyber criminals for a small bitcoin fee.  This case as reported by Recorded Future.

The tool called NLBrute, is a so-called brute-forcing tool