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Operator of Counter Antivirus Service Scan4you Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison

Sep 22, 2018 - Legal Monitor Worldwide

A Latvian non-citizen, meaning a citizen of the former USSR who resided in Riga, Latvia, was sentenced to 168 months in prison today for offenses related to his operation of Scan4you, an online counter antivirus service that helped computer hackers determine whether the computer viruses and other malicious software they created would be detected by antivirus software, announced Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Departments Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney G. Zachary ...