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Virus Gozi: FBI dropped one of the biggest viruses in the history

The FBI announced the fall of a vast network of computer criminals who used a virus called Gozi to access victims' computers and steal bank details, with damage of several million euros.



Three arrests

At least one million computers have been infected by the virus called "Gozi" whose victims were mostly government entities, such as NASA. Gozi posing as a PDF document, allowing malicious software to be installed in the system when the file is opened. The FBI has classified as one of the most destructive and cause several million euros and diverted more than seven years to stop the spread of the virus raging since 2005. Nikita Kuzmin, Mihai Paunescu and Deniss Calovskis are the three pirates have been arrested by the Federal Police, they are considered the brains of the system.

Gozi sold for 50 000$

Gozi was also sold for  50,000 $, but that all changed in 2010 when Kuzmin was once arrested, he then started a close cooperation with the police, a contribution that certainly earned him a reprieve.

Virus Gozi: FBI dropped one of the biggest viruses in the history Virus Gozi: FBI dropped one of the biggest viruses in the history مراجعة من قبل Steven Raiss في 10:00 PM تصنيف: 5