Cybercrime group that used malware to steal $100 million from online banking accounts shut down

A global cyber crime network responsible for stealing an estimated $100 million from banks and businesses around the world has been taken down in a joint law enforcement operation by several European nations and the US. A criminal indictment from a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh, USA charges ten individuals from Russia, Eastern Europe and former Soviet states with infecting victim’s computers with GozNym malware to steal online banking login credentials, using those stolen credentials to gain access to accounts and stealing money from victims before laundering the funds into bank accounts controlled by the criminals.

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