GozNym cybercrime network dismantled by Europol and DOJ

The cybercriminals behind the GozNym malware, which stole over $ 100m from bank accounts since its creation, have been apprehended as a result of a joint operation between Europol and the US Justice Department.

During a press conference in The Hague, prosecutors said that 10 defendants in five countries have been accused of using malware to steal money from over 41,000 victims consisting mostly of businesses and financial institutions.

Of the 10 defendants, five were arrested in Moldova, Bulgaria, Ukraine and Russia while the leader of the group behind the GozNym malware and his technical assistant are begin prosecuted in Georgia. The remaining five defendants, who are all Russ…
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