Bitcoins, other digital currencies stolen in massive 'Pony' botnet attack

    Date25 Feb 2014
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
    3079
    Posted ByAlex
    Cybercriminals have infected the computers of digital currency holders, using a virus known as "Pony" to make off with account credentials, bitcoins and other digital currencies in one of the largest attacks on the technology, security services firm Trustwave said. The attack was carried out using the "Pony" botnet, a group of infected computers that take orders from a central command-and-control server to steal private data. A small group of cybercriminals were likely behind the attack, Trustwave said.
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