Microsoft names two defendants in Zeus botnet case
Both are from Ukraine and are doing time in U.K. prison on other botnet charges

By Tim Greene, Network World
July 03, 2012 12:28 PM ET

Microsoft has put faces and names to two of 39 "John Doe" defendants accused of running Zeus botnets responsible for scamming hundreds of millions of dollars from banks internationally.

The pair were part of the Zeus Racketeering Enterprise described earlier this year in court papers charging the group of anonymous defendants and whose command and control servers were taken down by Microsoft.

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