back to article Bank-account-raiding Goznym malware bust: Five suspects collared, five still on the run. $100m feared stolen

Ten people have been accused of masterminded the theft of roughly $100m from bank accounts using the Goznym malware. Five have been arrested, charged, and are facing prosecution, and five have been indicted and remain at large. An eleventh person linked to the software nasty is awaiting sentencing after admitting his crimes. …

  1. Mark 85 Silver badge

    A quick look at they are all from and it looks like the Russian government doesn't feel like helping out.

    1. BebopWeBop Silver badge

      Well, it looks as though they are being charged in Russia - maybe their 'sensitive' relationship with the US means they are not automatically deporting them to the 3rd kingdom?

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Russians and Ukrainians

    impressive teamwork, given political tensions...

  3. GnuTzu Silver badge
    Headmaster

    "Ten people have been accused of masterminded the..."

    Makes my tongue stumble even though I'm not reading it aloud. See icon.

  4. John Brown (no body) Silver badge

    Never mind...

    Lashings of Ginger Beer all around!

  5. Anonymous Coward
    Facepalm

    Sophisticated piece of Windows malware?

    They obviously never took the second part of the MCP cert in online fraud. The part that tells you how to extract revenue from the banking system without being traced.

    “Goznym .. would lurk on PCs waiting for folks to log into their accounts”

    Goznym is known to be downloaded by a macro embedded in a document file that arrives through spam or email.”

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