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FBI disables ‘Coreflood’ botnet, seizes servers

WASHINGTON – The US authorities have disabled a vast network of virus-infected computers used by cyber criminals to steal passwords and financial information, the Justice Department and FBI announced Wednesday. The “Coreflood” botnet is believed to have operated for nearly a decade and to have infected more than two million…

APNewsBreak: FBI says mastermind of botnet nabbed

APNewsBreak: FBI says cyber mastermind of botnet arrested in Slovenia, more arrests planned. International authorities have arrested a computer hacker believed responsible for creating the malicious computer code that infected as many as 12 million computers, invading major banks and corporations around the world, FBI officials told The Associated Press…