Hunt for Russia's web criminals

Thursday, 15 November 2007, 9:52 AM EST

A curious game of cat and mouse is being played out on the internet, as high-tech hunters close in on a group of cybercriminals known as the Russian Business Network, or RBN. The chase started a week ago when the RBN - a Russian ISP alleged to be behind much of today's web crime - slipped its internet moorings in the Baltic coastal city of St Petersburg and made for servers in China.

But the RBN's attempts nine days ago to hide there behind a hastily formed Italian front company failed.

At The Guardian.

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