Russian Hacker Pleads Guilty to Operating Kelihos Botnet

By [email protected] (Mohit Kumar) The Russian man who was accused of operating the infamous Kelihos botnet has finally pleaded guilty in a U.S. federal court.

Peter Yuryevich Levashov, 38, of St. Petersburg, Russia, pleaded guilty on Wednesday in U.S. federal court in Connecticut to computer crime, wire fraud, conspiracy and identity theft charges.

Levashov, also known by many online aliases including Peter Severa, Petr

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