Microsoft and FBI Catch an Influential Network of Cyber-Criminals


According to Reuters, 80 countries working together with Microsoft and the FBI have succeed in identifying the most influential network of cyber-criminals in the world.
The network known as “Citadel” have stolen from their victims an accumulated sum of $500 million over the last 18 months of performing their dirty work.

According to the site Agencecofin, Microsoft has announced that its digital crime uniti has followed over 1,000 computers, only 455 among them were hosted by the data center in the United States, while the rest of them were located in a dozen of other countries.

According to Microsoft, the malware used to infect more than 5 million PCs worldwide, have robbed a dozen financial institutions such as American Express, Bank of America, Credit Suisse, eBay’s PayPal, HSBC, JPMorgan Chase, Royal Bank of Canada and Wells Fargo.


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