Operator of VirusTotal Like Malware-Scanning Service Jailed for 14 Years

By [email protected] (Mohit Kumar) A Latvian hacker behind the development and operation of counter antivirus service “Scan4You” has finally been sentenced to 14 years in prison.

37-year-old Ruslans Bondars, described as a Latvian “non-citizen” or “citizen of the former USSR who had been residing in Riga, Latvia,” was found guilty on May 16 in federal court in Alexandria, during which a co-conspirator revealed he had worked

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