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(Christian Science Monitor)   Russian hackers planned to hit US banks in "Operation Blitzkrieg", a multimillion-dollar heist, though were foiled after their "Help Wanted" posts were found   ( csmonitor.com) divider line
    More: Interesting, Russians, United States, Law enforcement in Russia, free daily, McAfee Labs, Brian Krebs, credible threat, EMC Corp.  
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2012-12-14 12:28:02 PM  
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Damn it... good help is hard to find.
2012-12-14 12:28:06 PM  
No more made-up monitor please.
2012-12-14 12:28:38 PM  
Fun Fact:

The original Blitzkrieg didn't go over so well, either.
2012-12-14 12:29:49 PM  
"The messages vorVzakone posted, including key pictures of his computer setup, screenshots of his malware, and a general description of the plan to organize an army of 100 "botmasters" to attack the banks,"

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\knows what a botmaster is
2012-12-14 12:31:25 PM  
See yesterday

http://www.fark.com/comments/7484727/If-you-think-yesterdays-cyber-at t ack-on-BofA-was-just-for-them-start-panicking
2012-12-14 12:36:53 PM  
These Russian hackers know that BlitzKrieg is... German right?

/I thought the Russians hated the Germans.
//Had something to with them going to deep into their Mother(land)
2012-12-14 01:04:25 PM  
Is it really theft if the money was already stolen?
2012-12-14 01:16:01 PM  
Meh. Whatever. I could go either way on this.

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2012-12-14 01:25:25 PM  
a general description of the plan to organize an army of 100 "botmasters" to attack the banks

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It's Laser Time, Boyzz.
2012-12-14 01:42:54 PM  
"...posted notices in an underground criminal online forum advertising for accomplices, researchers say."

I can't help but think if the CSM knows about your super-secret online criminal chat rooms INTERPOL, the CIA et al. may also be aware.

Meanwhile at the Hall of Internet Doom...
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2012-12-14 01:47:53 PM  
Thank God Obama has already stolen all our money or this would be serious.
2012-12-14 10:51:09 PM  
No wonder I've been receiving the poorly-disguised, design-challenged phishing emails these past couple of days.

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