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FBI’s Most-Wanted Zeus and IcedID Malware Mastermind Pleads Guilty
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FBI’s Most-Wanted Zeus and IcedID Malware Mastermind Pleads Guilty

A citizen of Ukraine has entered a guilty plea in the United States for his involvement in the Zeus and IcedID malware operations, which were run between May 2009 and February 2021. 37-year-old Vyacheslav Igorevich Penchukov, also known as father and tank Vyacheslav Igoravich Andreev, was detained by Swiss authorities in October 2022 and deported to the United States the following year. In 2012, he was placed on the FBI's most-wanted list. Penchukov was identified by the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) as the "leader of two prolific malware groups" that infected thousands of machines with malware, resulting in the theft of millions of dollars through ransomware read more FBI's Most Wanted Zeus and IcedID Malware Mastermind Pleads Guilty. Get up to date on the latest cybersecurit...