back to article Trickbot malware scumbag gets five years for infecting hospitals, businesses

A former Trickbot developer has been sent down for five years and four months for his role in infecting American hospitals and businesses with ransomware and other malware, costing victims tens of millions of dollars in losses. Vladimir Dunaev, of Amur Oblast in Russia, was sentenced in the US yesterday after pleading guilty …

  1. Snowy Silver badge
    Facepalm

    Only

    Only got 5 and a bit years.

    1. anonymous boring coward Silver badge

      Re: Only

      But Vaseline not included.

      1. SCP

        Re: Only

        I expect Vasily Nonakoc will get his come-uppance.

        1. Dimmer Bronze badge

          Re: Only

          Maybe a Jeffrey Epstein moment?

          1. M.V. Lipvig Silver badge

            Re: Only

            Did he have something on the Clintons? Because having something on the Clintons is how you get Epsteined.

    2. Doctor Syntax Silver badge

      Re: Only

      The link in the article saying he was extradited was dated Oct '21 so assuming the time since then was spent in custody and that that counts as part of sentence it means only about another 3 years on top of that time served.

    3. veti Silver badge

      Re: Only

      Should send him back to Russia. A stint in Ukraine would be just the thing for him.

      1. Andy_bolt

        Re: Only

        I vaguely recall the Russia doesn’t mind cyber criminal activities as long as they are focused outside the motherland. It’sa way to generate revenue. Not a noble way, but we’re taking about a nation who has had maybe a decade of liberty in the past free centuries

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