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FBI, European authorities go after GameOver Zeus botnet

2014/06/02

Threatpost - (International) U.S. and European law enforcement authorities and several companies cooperatively seized servers and disrupted the operations of the GameOver Zeus botnet May 30, and are seeking a Russian citizen allegedly connected to the operation of the peer-to-peer (P2P) botnet. The botnet is used to perform wire fraud by stealing financial credentials and then transferring money to accounts controlled by its operators.

Source: http://threatpost.com/fbi-european-authorities-go-after-gameover-zeus-botnet

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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