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Russia Refuses to Extradite the ‘Botnet King’ to Stand Trial for Bank Fraud

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: July 19, 2015 in Industry News

Information Warfare: Russian Sanctuary For The Zombie King

The U.S. FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) recently announced a reward of $3 million for information leading to the capture of Evgeniy Mikhailovich Bogachev. This fellow is the creator of the Gameover Zeus botnet, which the FBI thought they had put out of action in mid-2o14. They did, but did not capture Bogachev who had Zeus back in business by early 2015. The FBI is currently offering a total of $4.2 million in rewards for help in capturing several other criminal hackers.Read more

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