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Another 100,000 down

Unread postby Sludge3000 » August 4th, 2010, 7:56 am

Security researchers have uncovered the command and control network of a Zeus 2 botnet sub-system targeted at UK surfers that controlled an estimated 100,000 computers.

Cybercrooks based in eastern Europe used a variant of the Zeus 2 cybercrime toolkit to harvest personal data - including bank log-ins, credit and debit card numbers, bank statements, browser cookies, client side certificates, and log-in information for email accounts and social networks - from compromised Windows systems.


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Re: Another 100,000 down

Unread postby Dakeyras » August 11th, 2010, 4:07 am

Eastern European cyber criminals 'draining British bank accounts'

Eastern European cyber criminals are using sophisticated computer viruses to drain the accounts of thousands of British banking customers, internet security experts have said.
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