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31-Oct-2014 02:21

Also known as uses a decentralized network system of compromised PCs and web servers to execute command-and-control.Its peer-to-peer nature meant that command instructions could come from any of the infected computers, and made the take down of the botnet more difficult.

Once a PC is infected it can be used by the cybercriminals to engage in other malicious activities, such as sending spam or participating in distributed denial-of-service (DDo S) attacks.

The malware has also been linked to the Crypto Locker ransomware that restricts access to infected computers and demands the victim provide a payment to the attackers in order to decrypt and recover their files.

Andy Archibald, a Deputy Director at the UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA), said: “Nobody wants their personal financial details, business information or photographs of loved ones to be stolen or held to ransom by criminals.

By making use of this two-week window, huge numbers of people in the UK can stop that from happening to them.” Mr Archibald continues: “Those committing cybercrime impacting the UK are often highly-skilled and operating from abroad.

The NCA and its partners are alive to the threat, and pursuing new and collaborative ways to tackle and disrupt the perpetrators.” At the same time as the botnet was being disrupted a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh unsealed a 14-count indictment against the Game Over Zeus ringleader.

Evgeniy Mikhailovich Bogachev, of Anapa, Russian Federation, is charged with with conspiracy, computer hacking, wire fraud, bank fraud and money laundering.

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