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  • Liz Lindsay

Ten people have been charged in keylogging attacks that caused $100 million in financial losses

According to a NY Times report , the cybercriminals used a malware called GozNym, which infected more than 41,000 computers. It relied on spam emails, disguised as legitimate messages, that once opened enabled the malware to be downloaded onto the machines. From there, the hackers could record keystrokes from the victims' computers to steal banking log-in credentials and then launder the stolen money into foreign bank accounts they controlled.

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