Goldman Sachs Programmer Found Guilty of Stealing Code

Sergey Aleynikov, 40, was found guilty in the Southern District of New York on one count of stealing trade secrets and one count of transporting stolen property. Authorities said Aleynikov stole “hundreds of thousands of lines” of source code from Goldman Sachs in the days before he left the company on June 5 last year. They said he downloaded various software from the Goldman Sachs network and transferred it to a storage website hosted in Germany before trying to erase his tracks from Goldman Sachs’ network. Company computer logs show that on at least two occasions, he transferred the data remotely while logged into his company’s network from his home computer…

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