A Russian hacker from Tomsk city has been sentenced to 18 months probation for hacking the Russian President website last year.
The unnamed hacker carried out a cyber attack on the official website of the Russian President in May 2012. The attack led to difficulty in accessing the website resources and information blocking.
"A criminal case was opened against the hacker, who was charged with the creation, use and dissemination of harmful computer programs"
According to the Voice of Russia report, the hacker admitted his guilt. The court ordered him not to move from the city for next 18 months.