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Accused Russian RSOCKS Botmaster Arrested, Requests Extradition to U.S.

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A 36-year-old Russian man recently identified by KrebsOnSecurity as the likely proprietor of the massive RSOCKS botnet has been arrested in Bulgaria at the request of U.S. authorities. At a court hearing in Bulgaria this month, the accused hacker requested and was granted extradition to the United States, reportedly telling the judge, “America is looking for me because I have enormous information and they need it.”
 


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comments range from :
He just doesn’t want to be conscripted for the war in Ukraine. Pretty much why he wants to be extradited. Work a deal out and hopefully he doesn’t get sent back to Russia before the war is over

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Conscription age range in Russia 16 to 76. Yes, he would fit right in

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Truth serum, then locked up for life with no internet.
 
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