Stanislav Lisov, a 33-year-old Russian national who created the NeverQuest banking trojan, pleaded guilty in a Manhattan federal court.

Lisov a.k.a “Black,” a.k.a “Blackf," copped to one count of conspiracy to commit computer hacking for his role in creating the family of banking trojans responsible for millions of dollars’ worth of attempts by hackers to steal money out of victims’ bank accounts, according to a DOJ press release.

“In addition to creating and maintaining a botnet infected with NeverQuest malware, Stanislav Lisov, a Russian national, gathered personally identifiable information of NeverQuest victims and discussed illegally trafficking that information,” FBI Assistant Director William F. Sweeney Jr. said in the release.

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