The U.S. Department of Justice announced today – 2nd June 2014 that “Operation Tovar” has taken down the Gameover Zeus botnet.
Adam Meyers, VP of intelligence at CrowdStrike, described the results of Operation Tovar. “Over 500,000 infected machines were effectively disconnected from criminal control,” he said. “The actors behind GOZ and Cryptolocker, which were both impacted by the recent actions, have done significant damage against unsuspecting victims.”Details
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