Latvian programmer admits he disputed Gozi Trojan wrote




The maker of the controversial Gozi Trojan, which eight years ago, millions of people who were defrauded by online banking pleaded guilty. Thus, the hacker from Latvia hopes for a reduced sentence.

It is Deniss Calovskis, which two years ago Latvia was extradited to the United States. The hacker would also be responsible for developing the Gozi virus, which was used to make money loot in people who were Internet banking. Let wrote the code for performing ‘injects browser, with which the Web page content can be manipulated.

When the United States in 2013 took measures against the virus, there appeared more than a million computers worldwide are infected with Gozi. It involved at least 40,000 computers in the US, which as were 160 of the Reuters space agency NASA.

The police arrested Calovskis in 2012. The United States requested his extradition, but initially resisted the Latvian Foreign Minister dictate. He would find the maximum jail term of 67 years disproportionate. Yet certain a majority of the Latvian government that the hacker to be extradited after sufficient evidence was provided.

In a discussion of the lawsuit is to have the 30-year Calovskis now admitted helped create the malware. He was hired in his own words, and knew what he was doing was against the law. Calovskis gets on December 14 to hear his sentence. He agreed with the US Department of Justice not to appeal as he gets two years in prison or less.

In addition to the note are also the creator of the malware and someone who cared arrested for support services. It is a Russian and Romanian respectively. They were arrested and are currently detained.


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