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Facebook Helps Cripple Greek Botnet
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Marilyn Cohodas
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Marilyn Cohodas,
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7/11/2014 | 12:54:24 PM
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@EffyE925 and @Kelly Jackson Higgins, I love how our comments field is driving new information about a breaking story. Great job both of you!
EffyE925
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EffyE925,
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7/11/2014 | 12:36:29 PM
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sent :D
Kelly Jackson Higgins
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Kelly Jackson Higgins,
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7/11/2014 | 12:24:22 PM
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Thanks--would you mind emailing me? [email protected] Thanks!
EffyE925
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EffyE925,
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7/11/2014 | 12:21:49 PM
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Since they are already famous in Greece, if you'd like I can give you their lawyer's number for an interview or more information
EffyE925
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EffyE925,
User Rank: Apprentice
7/11/2014 | 12:20:00 PM
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Yep they were released and charges were dropped since they stole nothing, euros or bitcoins. All they did was BTC mining. Here's is a translated version of a Greek website 

http://translate.google.com/translate?depth=1&hl=en&ie=UTF8&rurl=translate.google.com&sandbox=0&sl=auto&tl=en&u=http://www.secnews.gr/archives/80902
Kelly Jackson Higgins
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Kelly Jackson Higgins,
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7/11/2014 | 12:05:05 PM
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@EffyE925 Are you saying the suspects were released? Are they still being charged? Can you please point me to information on this? Thanks!
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securityaffairs,
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7/10/2014 | 4:38:22 PM
Re: Good job
You are right ... Threat intelligence is becoming a crucial discipline to share data on incidents and cyber threats, allowing early detection and adoption of proper countermeasures.

Regards

PL
Kelly Jackson Higgins
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Kelly Jackson Higgins,
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7/10/2014 | 4:23:44 PM
Re: Good job
I suppose the good news here is that information- and intelligence-sharing is becoming all the rage today, at least in theory if not in practice. Lots of new ISACs showing up. 
securityaffairs
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securityaffairs,
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7/10/2014 | 4:21:25 PM
Re: Good job
As Kelly I agree, the fight against cybercrime need a joint international collaboration between governments, law enforcement agencies and private companies ... information sharing its another key element.

 
Kelly Jackson Higgins
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Kelly Jackson Higgins,
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7/10/2014 | 4:04:43 PM
Re: Good job
It always helps when law enforcement located in the nation that houses the criminals cooperates. There are still a few nations who just won't do this, which obviously is why cybercrime is so rampant in their countries.
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