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Gameover Zeus Botnet Reanimated By Cyber Criminals
2014-07-14 10:09:05

Security researchers have warned that cyber criminals have begun to resurrect the Gameover Zeus botnet. This attempt to reanimate the botnet reportedly began even as malware experts had been dismantling the previous version of the network.

2014-06-16 08:34:04

LONDON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Although the GameOver Zeus botnet and CryptoLocker ransomware have been disrupted, it is still too early for a victory celebration.

2014-06-07 23:02:08

Massive financial fraud, data for ransom and other sophisticated attacks are par for the course when it comes to giant botnets, and as details trickle in about some of the biggest botnet takedowns

2014-06-03 12:46:23

LISBON, Portugal, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AnubisNetworks, a leader in real-time threat intelligence helps FBI in U.S.-Led Multi-National Action against "GameOver Zeus"

Malicious Software Networks Shut Down By US-Led Investigation
2014-06-02 15:13:58

On Monday the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that it had lead a multinational action against the "Gameover Zeus" botnet and "cryptolocker" ransomware.

2014-05-29 08:37:12

LONDON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Malicious attachments in April came disguised [http://www.securelist.com/en/analysis/204792336/Spam_in_April_2014 ] as e-greetings

Microsoft, FBI, Int'l Law Agencies Work Together To Disrupt Botnets
2013-12-06 13:04:23

Software giant Microsoft is working with international law enforcement agencies, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Europol, in an effort to disrupt the ZeroAcess botnets.

Pony Botnet Steals Two Million Passwords From Social Network Users
2013-12-05 05:51:54

An internet security firm found more than two million stolen passwords for a number of social networking sites posted online. Internet security firm Trustwave detailed the findings in a blog series titled "Look What I found."


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