back to article Russian SpyEye author pleads guilty to starting malware onslaught

Russian national Aleksandr Andreevich Panin has pleaded guilty to charges of banking and wire fraud for his role in developing the SpyEye Trojan, which used botnets of enslaved computers to harvest financial credentials from internet users around the world. "The apprehension of Mr. Panin means that one of the world's top …

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Hmmm

"The investigation has also led to the arrest of four of Panin's "clients and associates" in the UK and Bulgaria."

Out of 150 clients. Presumably he's not giving them up anytime soon.

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Re: Hmmm

Presumably he gave up more than that, but only four have been arrested so far.

I expect that some will get away with it simply because of identity changes and national borders.

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