MOSCOW, 1 Feb — RIA Novosti. Alleged leader of hacker group “Humpty Dumpty” Vladimir Anikeyev made a deal with the investigation, but his criminal case is irrelevant to those arrested for treason to the staff of CDC FSB of the Russian Federation, told RIA Novosti on Wednesday a source familiar with the case.
“Anikeev actively cooperating with the investigation, he went with authorities for a deal. His case is separate and has no relation to the arrested on charges of treason to the staff of the information security Center of FSB of the Russian Federation”, — said the Agency interlocutor.
As reported RIA Novosti in Lefortovo court, Anikeeva charged with article 272 of the criminal code – illegal access to computer information of a group of persons upon a preliminary collusion. He faces up to five years imprisonment.
According to the source Agency in law enforcement bodies, employees of CDC FSB are suspected in the transmission of foreign intelligence services, certain information – which, it now appears. This is directly of the CIA in the case did not appear, the circle of possible recipients of the information abroad is established.
Peskov commented on the detention of the FSB on charges of treason
MOSCOW, 1 Feb — RIA Novosti. The arrest of the suspects in the treason of the FSB has nothing to do with accusations of U.S. hacking attacks, said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.
“In any case, no cases of this kind can not have a relationship to these ridiculous insinuations, because, as we have said, we categorically deny any allegations about the possible involvement of the Russian side to any hacking attacks”, — said Peskov.
“I do not know about it, but this topic is not the first day is discussed in the media. Along with other materials, of course, these messages are also reported to the President. However, the President, of course, through the leadership of the special services regularly receives reports on what is called the operational situation. Therefore I do not exclude that through these reports, the information was provided in a timely manner to the President”, — he said, answering the question whether informed Vladimir Putin about the case.
As the media reported, on charges of treason, arrested the head of one of divisions of information security Center of FSB Sergey Mikhailov, his subordinate Dmitry Dokuchaev, worker of the Department of investigation of computer incidents “Kaspersky Lab” Ruslan Stoyanov and Vladimir Anikeev, whom the press calls one of the leaders of the hacker group “Humpty Dumpty”.
According to the source RIA Novosti, the FSB is suspected of transfer to foreign intelligence services, certain information – which, it now appears. The range of possible recipients of the information abroad is established.
All defendants were charged with treason. To them threatens till 20 years of imprisonment.