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The U.S. authorities have an 24-year-old Russian arraigned. He is accused of SpyEye Trojan, a do-it-yourself kit for creating and managing botnets. Developer SpyEye would many times have deployed to steal money.
That says Krebs On Security. The suspect, Alexander Panin called, has been arrested in June in the Dominican Republic and extradited to the U.S.. The extradition of the Russian took care of the necessary diplomatic swell with Russia, but Panin was high on the wanted list of Interpol. He would have embezzled $ 5 million to steal money from online banking. Earlier, it was a 24-year-old man from Algeria, who is suspected to have helped in the development of the SpyEye Trojan, from Thailand extradited to the United States.
Panin is now a U.S. court indicted. The 24-year-old Russian would be responsible for the SpyEye Trojan, a do-it-yourself kit for creating and managing botnets. Using SpyEye cyber criminals using botnets looted money in many businesses and consumers.
The SpyEye Trojan allows attackers are able to remotely access the PCs infected victims access. For example, the attacker can make screenshots and data that are sent to intercept the Internet. This may for example involve login details or credit card numbers that fraud can be committed. Microsoft managed to largely turn off. SpyEye in March last year Also gave the software giant to justice some clues towards the perpetrators.
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