Two hackers, both members of the Xbox Underground gaming community, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit computer fraud and copyright infringement in regards to Xbox One, Xbox Live and a number of AAA titles.
David Pokora, 22, of Mississauga, Ontario, and Sanadodeh Nesheiwat, 28, of Washington, New Jersey will be sentenced in January and face five years in prison.
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"These were extremely sophisticated hackers.... Don't be fooled by their ages," commented assistant U.S. Attorney Ed McAndrew, as reported by The Wichita Eagle.
The pair were accused of stealing $100 million worth of data, including that relating to Xbox One, Xbox Live, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and Gears of War 3. They also hacked of Zombie Studios, which gave them access to Army computer systems thanks to the studio's research for a flight simulation title for Apache helicopter pilots.
The pair also created and sold a fake Xbox One, according to the report, and it was an informant that first made the authorities aware of the group's activities. They believe a number of other individuals may have been involved, with Nathan Leroux, 20, of Bowie, Maryland, and Austin Alcala, 18, of McCordsville, Indiana, and an unnamed Australian national also charged.