Russian Hacker Responsible for Deploying NeverQuest Malware Sentenced to Prison

    Amanda Doran

    On November 21, 2019, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York announced that Russian hacker Stanislov Lisov was sentenced to four years in prison for conspiring to use malicious software to infect victims’ computers, “obtain their login credentials for online banking accounts, and steal money from their accounts.”

    From June 2012 through January 2015, Lisov helped create and administer a network of computers infected with the NeverQuest banking Trojan, and used the malware to steal the financial account information of approximately 1.7 million individuals.

    Read more at the U.S. Department of Justice

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