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US Takes Out Gang That Used Zeus Malware To Steal Millions 38

coondoggie (973519) writes "The US Department of Justice charged nine members of a group that used Zeus malware to infect thousands of business computers and illegally siphon-off millions of dollars into over-seas bank accounts. The DoJ said an indictment was unsealed in connection with the arraignment this week at the federal courthouse in Lincoln, Neb., of two Ukrainian nationals, Yuriy Konovalenko, 31, and Yevhen Kulibaba, 36. Konovalenko and Kulibaba were recently extradited from the United Kingdom."
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US Takes Out Gang That Used Zeus Malware To Steal Millions

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  • by Anonymous Coward on Sunday April 13, 2014 @10:40AM (#46739781)

    As we have seen in 2008, disrupting the US banking system really wreaks havoc on out economy - and that was done by legal entities.

    Now, if some foreign crooks or whatever causes us to lose trust in our banking system further, I can only guess what the long term consequences will be.

    Never the less, until the our banking system gets its act together and takes security seriously instead of counting Washington (their Congressman bitches) to clean up their messes, we can expect more of this in the future.

Love may laugh at locksmiths, but he has a profound respect for money bags. -- Sidney Paternoster, "The Folly of the Wise"