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Estonian man pleads guilty to role in DNSChanger botnet scheme

2015/07/09

Securityweek - (International) The alleged mastermind of an Estonian-based international cyber fraud group pleaded guilty to his role in a 2007 - 2011 operation dubbed "Ghost Click" in which he and co-conspirators installed the DNSChanger trojan on 4 million computers in over 100 countries and collected over $14 million through clickjacking and ad fraud via the malware.

Source: http://www.securityweek.com/estonian-man-pleads-guilty-role-dnschanger-botnet-scheme

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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