Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Tuesday June 03, 2014

Government Disrupted Two Extremely Damaging Cyber Threats

The government announced today that they have disrupted a huge botnet that delivered Gameover ZeuS and the ransomware Crypotolocker.

Today, we are here to announce that, over the weekend, the Department disrupted two extremely damaging cyber threats آ– the financial botnet known as Gameover Zeus and the malicious software known as Cryptolocker. Gameover Zeus has secretly diverted millions of dollars to bank accounts of criminals across the globe while Cryptolocker آ– a ransomware scheme آ– has shutout hundreds of thousands of users from their own computers and data and demanded that victims pay to get access back to their own machines and information.