Estimated reading time: 0 minutes, 24 seconds

Russian Pleads Guilty to Failed Tesla Ransomware Attack

A Russian national has pleaded guilty to offering $1 million to a Tesla worker for a help with ransomware attack on the company’s Nevada battery plant. So reports Reuters.

tesla 1724773 1920Cybersecurity experts said that Egor Igorevich Kriuchkov, who entered the plea in federal court in Reno, took extraordinary risks in the case. He planned to steal Tesla secrets and threaten to release them unless Tesla paid a ransom. 

Kriuchkov’s public defender declined to comment.

Read the full article from Reuters.

Read 201 times
Rate this item
(0 votes)

Visit other PMG Sites:

click me
PMG360 is committed to protecting the privacy of the personal data we collect from our subscribers/agents/customers/exhibitors and sponsors. On May 25th, the European's GDPR policy will be enforced. Nothing is changing about your current settings or how your information is processed, however, we have made a few changes. We have updated our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy to make it easier for you to understand what information we collect, how and why we collect it.