Feb 25 2015

U.S. Offers $3 Million Reward for Russian Hacker

The federal government is serious about catching a Russian cybercriminal believed to be the mastermind behind the Game Over Zeus botnet. The FBI announced Tuesday it would pay out $3 million for information that leads to the arrest of Evgeniy Mikhailovich Bogachev, according to Bloomberg. This is the largest reward the FBI has offered.

"Game Over Zeus has infected more than 1 million computers and cost victims over $100 million," CNN reported.

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