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Gozi banking Trojan co-author pleads guilty


Latvian Deniss Calovskis may face as little as 2 years in jail for his role in developing the Gozi banking Trojan that infected over a million computers around the world.

Latvia blocking extradition of Gozi writer thanks to "disproportionate" US sentencing

Federal Bureau of Prisons - DENIED

One of three men indicted in the US earlier this year in connection with the Gozi banking trojan remains in his native Latvia, after courts twice blocked US requests for extradition.

The Latvian foreign minister has added his weight to the battle to resist the extradition, arguing that the potential 67 year prison sentence cited in the indictment is "disproportionate" to the crime the man is accused of.

Bank-raiding Gozi malware - three men charged in New York

The DoJ has published five "charging documents" filed in New York yesterday against three men accused of operating a bank-raiding malware enterprise.

The documents give a fascinating insight into a cybercrime operation...

Unmasked! Alleged mastermind of "Project Blitzkrieg" online attack plot against US banks

Alleged mastermind of "Project Blitzkrieg" project targeting US banks is unmasked

Claims are made that a cyber gang is recruiting some 100 botmasters for a Trojan attack against 30 US bank, and the plot's alleged mastermind is unmasked.

But given the alleged fraudster's flamboyant claims, can we be sure he's not a trap set by Russian law enforcement?