June 10, 2022

Hack Me If You Can, Part 2: Counterstrike

by The Journal.

Background show artwork for The Journal.

In 2008, Dmitry Smilyanets and his crew of hackers pulled off one of the biggest hacks in history. It made Dmitry millions of dollars, some of which he used to build an esports empire.

But the hack put a target on Dmitry’s back. A U.S. prosecutor, Erez Liebermann, was tasked with bringing Dmitry to justice. In this episode, Erez follows Dmitry’s every move — chasing him around the world.

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