FBI Offers $3 Million Reward For Russian Hacker

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mpicpp sends word that the FBI and the U.S. State Department have announced the largest-ever reward for a computer hacking case. They’re offering up to $3 million for information leading to the arrest of Evgeniy Bogachev, a 31-year-old Russian national. Bogachev is the alleged administrator of the GameOver Zeus botnet, estimated to have affected over a million computers, causing roughly $100 million in damages. “Bogachev has been charged by federal authorities in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with conspiracy, computer hacking, wire fraud, bank fraud and money laundering… He also faces federal bank fraud conspiracy charges in Omaha, Nebraska related to his alleged involvement in an earlier variant of Zeus malware known as ‘Jabber Zeus.'” Read more of this story at Slashdot.

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FBI Offers $3 Million Reward For Russian Hacker

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