Dec 8 2010
Russia arrests spam gang using 2 billion email addresses
Ref: http://news.hostexploit.com/cybercrime- ... esses.html
Russian law enforcement has arrested and charged two members of the organized criminal group, both from the seaport city of Taganrog in Southern Russia, following investigations by the Federal Security Service.
“From May to November 2010, on a monthly basis, they infected not less than 50 thousand computers, gaining unauthorized access to the computers of the persons concerned.”