Third brother in powerful Mexican drug gang extradited to U.S.

Mark Rockwell Top Priority Sector:  border_security Image Caption:  Eduardo Arellano-Felix The third of three brothers who federal authorities allege led one of the most powerful drug cabals in Mexico was extradited to the U.S. to face racketeering drug trafficking and money laundering charges, capping a two-decade long quest by U.S….

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Flashback gang could be making $10K a day off infected Macs

The Flashback malware that’s infected hundreds of thousands of Macs may be generating more than $10,000 a day for the hackers who made the Trojan horse, Symantec said. View full post on Computerworld Security News View full post on National Cyber Security » Announcements

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Kelihos gang building a new botnet, researchers say

The cybercriminal gang that operated the recently disabled Kelihos botnet has already begun building a new botnet with the help of a Facebook worm, according to security researchers from Seculert. Security experts from Kaspersky Lab, CrowdStrike, Dell SecureWorks and the Honeynet Project, announced that they took control of the 110,000…

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Russian police arrest notorious ‘Carberp’ Trojan gang

Russian police are reported to have arrested the gang behind the notorious Carberp Trojan used to steal hundreds of millions of roubles from online bank customers during one of the most notorious cybercrime campaigns ever to hit the country. In a major police operation, The Federal Security Service (FSB) and…

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Trojan gang targets BT, Talk Talk and Sky customers

Criminals using a dangerous variant of the Zeus bank Trojan have started hacking BT, Talk Talk and Sky phone accounts as a way of redirecting phone calls from bank fraud services away from victims. As with other financial malware, the Ice IX Trojan is designed to steal bank logins, emptying…

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The gang that hijacked your computer

Five men believed to be responsible for spreading a notorious computer worm on Facebook and other social networks — and to have pocketed several million dollars from online schemes — are hiding in plain sight in St. Petersburg, Russia, according to investigators at Facebook and several independent computer security researchers….

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