The life and death of the ZeuS Trojan

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2021 17:15:39 +0000

ZeuS is an infamous banking Trojan that infected millions of systems, and stole billions of dollars.

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Career Choice Tip: Cybercrime is Mostly Boring

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Fri, 29 May 2020 20:23:59 +0000

When law enforcement agencies tout their latest cybercriminal arrest, the defendant is often cast as a bravado outlaw engaged in sophisticated, lucrative, even exciting activity. But new research suggests that as cybercrime has become dominated by pay-for-service offerings, the vast majority of day-to-day activity needed to support these enterprises is in fact mind-numbingly boring and tedious, and that highlighting this reality may be a far more effective way combat cybercrime and steer offenders toward a better path.

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Inside ‘Evil Corp,’ a $100M Cybercrime Menace

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Mon, 16 Dec 2019 14:08:21 +0000

The U.S. Justice Department this month offered a $5 million bounty for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a Russian man indicted for allegedly orchestrating a vast, international cybercrime network that called itself “Evil Corp” and stole roughly $100 million from businesses and consumers. As it happens, for several years KrebsOnSecurity closely monitored the day-to-day communications and activities of the accused and his accomplices. What follows is an insider’s look at the back-end operations of this gang.

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