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Windows 7: Feds: Cyber Criminals Hijacked 4 Million Computers

10 Nov 2011   #1
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Feds: Cyber Criminals Hijacked 4 Million Computers

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An Eastern European pack of cyber thieves known as the Rove group hijacked at least four million computers in over 100 countries, including at least half a million computers in the U.S., to make off with $14 million in "illegitimate income" before they were caught, federal officials announced today.
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10 Nov 2011   #2
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Feds Pull the Plug on "Massive" Online Ad Fraud Scheme, Seven Suspects

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One Russian and six Estonians have been arrested (or have a warrant for their arrest) and charged with wire fraud and conspiracy in a 27-count indictment for allegedly hacking millions of computer systems in more than 100 countries and participating in a "massive" scheme to reroute Web surfers to rogue servers. By doing so, the seven individuals accumulated millions of dollars in fraudulent online ad revenue, the DoJ said.
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10 Nov 2011   #3

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wow lol, talk about #ifu*kedup
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