Russian police bust gang behind Carberp trojan

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Russian police have arrested eight men they suspect of running the multimillion dollar Carberp phishing scam in which victims were tricked into handing over millions of dollars over the past two years.

The Carberp Trojan used by the gang came into play in 2010 and was often found lurking on Facebook; users who had the misfortune of encountering the Trojan were redirected to a compromised Web page that exactly mimicked a legitimate Facebook page, except that it informed them their account was “locked.”

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