A TrickBot malware developer sentenced to 64 months in prison


The Russian national Vladimir Dunaev (40) has been sentenced in the US to 64 months in prison for his role in the development and distribution of the TrickBot malware.

Vladimir Dunaev was extradited to the U.S. in October 2021.

Dunaev, also known as FFX, was involved in the development of a browser injection module for the Trickbot malware.

The man was arrested at the end of August 2021 at the Seoul International Airport, he has remained stuck in the Asian country since February 2020 due to the COVID-19 lockdown imposed by the local government and the cancelation of international travel.