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Koobface and Eva Pharmacy

Postby Red Dwarf » Mon Aug 26, 2013 5:22 pm

Ref: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/08/26/koobface_carder_pharma_spam_tieup/

Koobface worm-flinging gangster linked to pharma spam ops
Login-slurping worm band broke up, moved onto 'solo projects' – infosec bod
By John Leyden, 26th August 2013

This is a two page article, with contributions from multiple authors. Recommended reading.
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Re: Koobface and Eva Pharmacy

Postby spamislame » Tue Aug 27, 2013 3:51 pm

That is interesting. Too bad that none of it has ever - not in 7 years and counting - resulted in any legal action whatsoever.

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Re: Koobface and Eva Pharmacy

Postby Red Dwarf » Tue Aug 27, 2013 5:14 pm

Good point, and this may help explain why

http://newsle.com/article/0/89497742/
FEATURE-Ex-Soviet hackers play outsized role in cyber crime world
Thu Aug 22, 2013
* Cyber crime costs Western firms billions of dollars a year

As long as these hackers target victims abroad, experts say, the Russian authorities are willing to sit back and let them develop tools to burrow into computer vulnerabilities, which they can in turn use for their own cyber espionage.
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