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Russian National Sentenced for Involvement in Development and Deployment of Trickbot Malware
January 30, 2024
Contributed by: Drex DeFord
Russian national Vladimir Dunaev sentenced to over five years for developing, deploying malicious software Trickbot, causing massive harm to American businesses including hospitals. Despite residing overseas, cooperative international efforts brought Dunaev to justice. Involved in credential harvesting and ransomware development, victims deprived of over $3.4 million. Dunaev extradited from Korea, pleaded guilty to numerous cybercrimes. Case emphasized department's commitment to combatting global cybercrime.