Justice Department Seeks to Dismantle Spam Kelihos Botnet

In an eight-count indictment handed down by a federal grand jury in Connecticut, the U.S. Justice Department said on Friday, a Russian national who was arrested earlier this month in Spain has been charged with criminal hacking offenses in relation to operating the Kelihos botnet.
The Justice Department said in a statement, 36 year old Peter Yuryevich Levashov was indicted on Thursday by a grand jury in Bridgeport.

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