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WANTED: Russian Evgeniy Bogachev sought over cybercrime botnet

The US has charged a Russian man with being behind a major cybercrime operation that affected individuals and businesses worldwide. Evgeniy Bogachev, said to be known as “lucky12345″ and “slavik”, is accused of being involved in attacks on more than … Continue reading

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Further Details on the Zeus BotNet Raid

Microsoft, working with others in the financial services and computer security industry, has disrupted a number of botnets being used by the Zeus malware family.

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Microsoft Leads Raids on Botnets and Hosting services. [VIDEO]

Microsoft employees, accompanied by United States marshals, raided two nondescript office buildings in Pennsylvania and Illinois on Friday, aiming to disrupt one of the most pernicious forms of online crime today — botnets, or groups of computers that help harvest … Continue reading

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Former Antivirus employee named Mastermind behind Botnet according to Microsoft.

Microsoft has named a 31-year-old Russian, who used to work at a firm producing anti-virus and firewall software, believing him to be responsible for attacks perpetrated by the Kelihos botnet.

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