Latvian Man Gets 14 Years in Prison for Creating Malware Tool

Ruslan Bondars, a 37-year-old man from Latvia was sentenced to a whopping 14 years in prison for facilitating cybercrime by creating and running a service named Scan4You that allowed malware authors to check the detection rates of their malicious code. In the infosec industry, Scan4You is what security researchers and malware authors refer to as a "counter-anti-virus" or a "no-distribute-scanner."