Estonian cybercriminal sentenced for infecting 4 million computers

  • 2016-05-05
Estonian national Vladimir Tsastsin was sentenced in New York City’s Manhattan federal court to more than seven years in prison for perpetrating a massive internet fraud scheme by infecting more than four million computers in over 100 countries with malware, announced Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, on the website of the United States Department of Justice. Malware clandestinely altered computer settings The malware secretly altered the settings on infected computers, enabling Tsastsin, 35, of Tartu, Estonia,...
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