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Gozi malware creator sentenced to time served

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    Nikita Kuzmin, the creator of the Gozi malware, was sentenced on Monday in Manhattan federal court to time served (37 months). He was also ordered to pay nearly $7 million in restitution. Kuzmin, a 28-year old Russian citizen, pled guilty to the computer intrusion and fraud charges in May 2011. The relatively short prison sentence is due to a cooperation agreement with the US authorities – more likely than not they used his expertise in … More →

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