frk7, siliceous

IRL Name: 
Francesco (Full name removed by RaT at request of frk7 [identity verified])
Biography: 

frk7/siliceous is a C & C++ programmer from Trapani, Italia. He got famous for managing and spreading HerpesNet HTTP botnet which was pawned and traced by Paul Rascagnères a.k.a r00tbsd of malware.lu. He was doxed and humiliated in this page or link: http://code.google.com/p/malware-lu/wiki/en_analyse_herpnet

Facts

Working on with DietroLaPorta++, a RAT coded he coded in C++ & ASM.

He coded a C++ crypter which he called frk7's crypter.

You can email him at frk7@live.it.

Rumors

The botnet he manages is a honeypot of the Italian police.

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