computer virus

Deputy Attorney General James Cole speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

If you have the Gameover Zeus malware, here’s how to get rid of it

A U.S.-led international operation disrupted a crime ring that had infected hundreds of thousands of PCs around the globe with malicious software used for stealing banking credentials and cyber extortion. The Justice Department says authorities […]

06/02/2014

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Feds: 3 charged over ‘Gozi’ computer virus

NEW YORK (AP) — Three men are in custody on charges they spread a computer virus to more than a million computers worldwide, including at least 40,000 in the US, giving passwords and banking info that allowed hackers to steal tens of millions of dollars.

01/23/2013

New virus linked to Stuxnet found

(AP) – Computer security firm Kaspersky says it has discovered a new batch of malicious software linked to the infrastructure-wrecking Stuxnet virus. In a statement Thursday the Moscow-based company said it had found a virus […]

08/09/2012

Cybersleuths see new link between Flame, Stuxnet

(AP) – Cybersecurity researchers say they’ve uncovered a new link between the infrastructure-wrecking Stuxnet program and the recently-discovered Flame virus. Kaspersky Labs expert Alexander Gostev says in a blog post that his company had identified […]

06/11/2012

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