Kaspersky Lab_Hacker Arrest

Kaspersky Lab Assists in Russia’s Largest Cybercriminal Arrest: The Hackers Who Stole $45 Million

Kaspersky Lab experts and Sberbank, one of Russia’s largest banks, worked closely with Russian Law Enforcement Agencies in an investigation into the Lurk gang that has now resulted in the arrest of 50 people. Those detained are suspected of involvement in the creation of infected computers networks that resulted in the theft of more than 45 million dollars (3 billion rubles) from banks, other financial institutions and businesses since 2011. This is the largest ever arrest of hackers to have taken place in Russia.

Kaspersky Lab_Hacker Arrest

Kaspersky Lab Assists in Russia’s Largest Cybercriminal Arrest: The Hackers Who Stole $45 Million

Kaspersky Lab experts and Sberbank, one of Russia’s largest banks, worked closely with Russian Law Enforcement Agencies in an investigation into the Lurk gang that has now resulted in the arrest of 50 people. Those detained are suspected of involvement in the creation of infected computers networks that resulted in the theft of more than 45 million dollars (3 billion rubles) from banks, other financial institutions and businesses since 2011. This is the largest ever arrest of hackers to have taken place in Russia.

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Steam Stealers Target Thousands of Gamer Accounts

In an industry worth over an estimated hundred billion US dollars, gaming is not just big business for developers and manufacturers, but for cybercriminals too. Steam Stealer is a constantly evolving breed of malware that is responsible for hijacking the user accounts of the popular gaming platform, Steam.