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 […]


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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.


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 […]


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 […]



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