Gozi Virus Hacker Pleads Guilty To US Charges

Law360, New York (September 4, 2015, 1:23 PM EDT) -- A Latvian hacker pled guilty in New York federal court on Friday to helping create the destructive Gozi computer virus, which infected more than one million computers worldwide, including some belonging to NASA.

Supporters of Deniss Calovskis protest in Latvia last August against the hacker's extradition to the U.S. After seven months in U.S. custody, the Latvian national has pled guilty to computer intrusion conspiracy. (Credit: AP) Deniss Calovskis, a 30-year old Latvian national, pled guilty in Manhattan court to computer intrusion conspiracy. U.S. prosecutors charged Calovskis with writing some of the computer code that allowed the Gozi virus to wreak...

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