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Microsoft names ex-antivirus worker as Kelihos botnet suspect

Tom Warren, The Verge:

"Microsoft revealed this week that it suspects a former computer security employee is responsible for the Kelihos botnet, which used to send over 3.8 billion spam emails a day. Andrey Sabelnikov — a 31-year-old Russian — has been named as a new defendant in an amended complaint with a US District Court. Microsoft presented evidence on Monday that Sabelnikov "wrote the code for and either created, or participated in creating, the Kelihos malware.""

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