Cyberpolice unmasked Ukrainian hacker
22:15, 1 July 2016

Cyberpolice unmasked Ukrainian hacker

He hacked more than six million computers in 100 countries around the world

22:15, 1 July 2016

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Cyberpolice Department of the National Police of Ukraine, together with representatives of private company Cys Centrum unmasked Ukrainian hacker, Kyiv resident who using malware Pony v2.0 created a botnet and hacked more than six million computers in 100 countries around the world.

"For more than a year and a half using the above-mentioned program has been infected more than 6,000 computers from 100+ countries. In the top 7 countries by the number of infections are: US, Russia, Poland, Thailand, Germany, Great Britain and Ukraine", - reports CyS Centrum.

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According to the National Police, hacker posted links in thematic groups of Steam gamer community. Thus he spread the program Pony v2.0, which after getting to the computers of victims collected and sent data to the perpetrator about all account names and passwords on web sites, file storage, as well as mailboxes, e-wallets, Bitcoin wallets, remote access to personal computers and servers.

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