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FBI, European authorities go after GameOver Zeus botnet


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.


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:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:20:25