KoobFace Malware Gang – Revealed!
According to the New York Times, Facebook is making public the names of the people it believes are responsible for the Koobface worm: a botnet which has helped its creators earn millions of dollars every year by compromising computers.
The five men are named as Anton Korotchenko, Alexander Koltyshev, Roman Koturbach, Syvatoslav Polinchuk, and
Stanislav Avdeiko, and are said to be involved in the Koobface malware gang, which has blighted millions of computer users.
Naked Security has great pleasure in being able to tell the indepth story of how these individuals were identified as part of the Koobface gang, in a detailed investigation conducted by independent researcher Jan Drömer, independent researcher, and Dirk Kollberg of SophosLabs between early October 2009 and February 2010.
Read More: http://tinyurl.com/Koob-Face-Gang
Breaking News: New York Times –
- Koobface malware gang – the noose tightens? (nakedsecurity.sophos.com)
This entry was posted on January 16, 2012 by NetSecurityIT. It was filed under Enterprise, General Security, Malware, Network Security, Security, Vulnerabilities, Zero-Day and was tagged with Alex Ferguson, botnet, Facebook, Koobface, Malware, Microsoft, New York Times, Organized Crime, Ravel Morrison, Social network, Sophos, Twitter, United States.