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Mounties join crack down on Russian cyber crime - Dave Lewis - CSO Online
Recently a new botnet was taken over by authorities across the globe (Canada, and more importantly the mounties, in this story). This was a particularly nasty botnet in that it featured both cryptolocker (ransomware) and a distributed denial of service (DDoS) functionality.
We've Set Up a One-Click Test For GameOver ZeuS - Antti - F-secure
F-Secure has a link you can use to test your computer to see if it has GameOver on it as well as a technical description on how they accomplish the test.
Backstage with the Gameover Botnet Hijackers - Brian Krebs - Krebs on Security
Of course Brian Krebs got an interview with two of the people involved in the GameOver ZeuS botnet takeover. Very interesting read.