VeriSign calls it the "Baddest of the bad" on the internet. The "Russian Business Network," which acts as a combination of ISP and web hosting company, offers opportunities for extending activities onto the web, primarily to criminal organisations. This particular study is concerned with the RBN's technical and organisational structures. However, as the author notes, shortly before the study was published the RBN was widely disconnected by its higher-tier ISPs in Russia and has gone to ground.
- David Bizeul: Russian Business Network study