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US disrupts hacking schemes that stole millions


Associated Press - (International) A Russian man was indicted June 2 in federal courts in Pittsburgh and Nebraska for allegedly working with five co-conspirators to run the GameOver Zeus botnet and the Cryptolocker malware, which combined infected millions of computers and were used to steal over $100 million from businesses and individuals.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:20:26