DOJ, FBI Along With Help Of Facebook Results In Arrest Of 10 Criminals For Infecting 11 Million Computers

Posted on Dec 12 2012 - 10:42am by Editorial Staff

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What happens when biggie’s forces combined together? It is sure that something bigger on the chart: the Department of Justice (DOJ) and FBI, along with international law enforcement partners with Facebook’s security team provided assistance results in the arrests of 10 individuals from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, New Zealand, Peru, the United Kingdom, and the United States as well as the execution of numerous search warrants and interviews.

The operation which helps in identifying international cyber crime rings which are linked to the Yahos malicious software, or malware, which in total connected to over 11 million compromised computer systems and over $850 million in losses via the Butterfly Botnet. The compromises results in stealing computer users’ credit card, bank account and other personal identifiable information.

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