Microsoft says botnet kingpin worked for antivirus vendor

Four months after dismantling the nasty Kelihos botnet, Microsoft says it has tracked down the central figure behind it– naming Russian citizen Andrey N. Sabelnikov as a new defendant in its civil case over the botnet. Microsoft announced the news in a blog post. The company alleges that Sabelnikov wrote the code for the Kelihos malware and… Read More