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FBI warning about Banking trojan “Gameover”

Organized crooks have begun launching debilitating cyber attacks against banks and their customers as part of a smoke screen to prevent victims from noticing simultaneous high-dollar cyber heists. On Friday the FBI issued a warning about a banking trojan named Gameover. It’s a new variant of Zeus, a user credential stealing malware that targets online bank users. Zeus has been around for years, and every now and then a new version with a new twist pops up. Continue reading FBI warning about Banking trojan “Gameover”

Hackers selling cheap BOTNETs and DDOS on forums

The Internet has revolutionized shopping around the world. Security researchers F-Secure reported recently in a post that hackers are Selling Cheap DDOS services on Various Forums. Hackers are offering services like distributed denial of service attacks (DDoS), which can be used to knock website offline in just 1 – 2 hours / 2$ per hour. They Posted a  Youtube Video in which a young woman advertises DDoS services. Continue reading Hackers selling cheap BOTNETs and DDOS on forums