The FBI has 41 suspects on its “Cyber’s Most Wanted” page, an identity parade of some of the most skilled hackers in the world.
Their crimes range from state-sponsored espionage to holding episodes of “Game of Thrones,” and even hacking into a US dam. Although it is a distinct possibility that the hacker got the wrong dam.
Scroll on to read more about each of the suspects and the crimes they committed. They are not ranked in any particular order.
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Behzad Mesri, held HBO to ransom
Mesri is an Iran-based hacker otherwise known as “Skote Vahshat” who allegedly hacked HBO’s “Game of Thrones” and obtained unaired episodes, scripts, and plot outlines. He demanded a ransom of $6 million in Bitcoin. He also stole unaired episodes of “Ballers,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” and “The Deuce.”
Danial Jeloudar, stole a vast amount of credit card numbers
Jeloudar is wanted for identity theft and fraud after he and his associate, Arash Amiri Abedian, allegedly used malware to steal a vast amount of credit card numbers and other personal information, and then used that information to extort money, goods, and services from victims.
Jeloudar tried to extort a California-based online merchant, threatening to disclose its customers’ credit card details and other personal information unless it made him a payment in Bitcoin.
Arash Amiri Abedian, stole and passed on bank details
Along with Danial Jeloudar, Abedian is wanted for alleged identity theft and fraud. Between 2011 and 2016, Abedian used malware to capture people’s credit card details and other personal information.
In February 2012, Abedian sent Jeloudar approximately 30,000 names and numbers, which he said were unauthorized credit card numbers and associated information.
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