TrickBot malware dev extradited to U.S. faces 60 years in prison

A Russian national believed to be a member of the TrickBot malware development team has been extradited to the U.S. and is currently facing charges that could get him 60 years in prison.

38-year old Vladimir Dunaev, also known as FFX, was a malware developer that supervised the creation of TrickBot’s browser injection module, the indictment alleges.

He is the second malware developer associated with the TrickBot gang that the Department of Justice arrested this year. In February, Latvian national Alla Witte, a.k.a. Max, was arrested for writing code related to the control and deployment of ransomware.

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Source: Bleeping Computer