Alleged Spam Kingpin ‘Severa’ Extradited to US

Peter Yuryevich Levashov, a 37-year-old Russian computer programmer thought to be one of the world’s most notorious spam kingpins, has been extradited to the United States to face federal hacking and spamming charges. Levashov, in an undated photo. Levashov, who allegedly went by the hacker names “Peter Severa,” and “Peter of the North,” hails from St. … Читать далее

Rustock Botnet Suspect Sought Job at Google

Microsoft has fingered  a possible author of the late Rustock spam botnet – a self-described software engineer and mathematician who aspired to one day be hired by Google. Microsoft has apparently allocated significant resources to finding the author, but has not been able to locate him. Rustock remains dead, but Microsoft is still on the … Читать далее