back to article FireEye intern VXer pleads guilty for Darkode droid RAT ruse

A former FireEye intern has pleaded guilty to creating and selling the Dendroid malware on the raided Darkode criminal forum. Morgan Culbertson, 20, of Pittsburgh, pleaded guilty before a Pittsburgh federal judge and faces sentencing 2 December. He faces a maximum of 10 years prison and a $250,000 fine, and has no prior …

  1. graeme leggett

    admin known as Sp3cal1st

    Not "Sp3c1al1st"? A typo, or deliberate move in name choice by the admin?

    1. Bloakey1

      Re: admin known as Sp3cal1st

      Might be tipping hat to military, SP3 used to be equivalent to E4 and was a master specialist as for Cal and 1st that could be unit stuff.

      1. graeme leggett

        Re: admin known as Sp3cal1st

        Thanks. Interesting because if you want to be more obscure on the net you need a username that has nothing to do with you or your likes or activities...

        ...while at he same time being memorable?

      2. Turtle

        @Bloakey1 Re: admin known as Sp3cal1st

        "Might be tipping hat to military, SP3 used to be equivalent to E4 and was a master specialist as for Cal and 1st that could be unit stuff."

        Naaah. He's tipping his hat to the version of Win XP that he's using: SP3.

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