Catalin Cimpanu reports:
Yesterday, a Russian national accused of helping develop the Citadel banking trojan was arraigned in front of a US judge for the first time, after being extradited from Fredrikstad, Norway.
The man’s name is Mark Vartanyan, 28, known online as Kolypto. According to US authorities, Vartanyan allegedly developed, improved and maintained the Citadel malware, a banking trojan made available via a Malware-as-a-Service offering.
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