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Governments disrupt financial botnet Gameover Zeus and malicious software Cryptolocker

By Himanshu Arora ยท 6 replies
Jun 3, 2014
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  1. The US Department of Justice announced yesterday that, over the weekend, a multinational law enforcement operation disrupted two major cyber threats: Gameover Zeus and Cryptolocker. While the former stole banking passwords, the latter locks users out of their own computers until...

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  2. Rippleman

    Rippleman TS Guru Posts: 726   +319

    For 27 million, I would infect machines too :)
     
  3. Cycloid Torus

    Cycloid Torus TS Evangelist Posts: 2,467   +458

  4. VitalyT

    VitalyT Russ-Puss Posts: 3,391   +1,673

    Apparently, you haven't paid one of those ransoms yet to fully appreciate the deed.
     
  5. Camikazi

    Camikazi TS Evangelist Posts: 882   +255

    This is why I have backups of my files on multiple computers and on certain cloud sites, if something like this were to show up for me I would just clear the entire computer and reinstall from scratch. It really doesn't take much time and is an easy way to get rid of this, or could just use a known clean image and use that (again separate computer).
     
  6. Perhaps Evgeniy Bogachev could split the cab fee to Washington with Edward Snowden. Love to see them both.
     
  7. Rippleman

    Rippleman TS Guru Posts: 726   +319

    nope, but still wouldn't change my mind.
     

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