Russian man charged with hacking LinkedIn and other tech firms

The 29-year-old is accused of using a LinkedIn employee’s credential to access company computers, and stealing user data from Dropbox and Formspring

A Russian man has been charged with hacking and stealing information from computers at LinkedIn and other San Francisco Bay Area companies.

The US attorney’s office in San Francisco announced Friday that a grand jury indicted 29-year-old Yevgeniy Aleksandrovich Nikulin, of Moscow, Russia, a day earlier on charges including computer intrusion and aggravated identity theft.

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