Dyre malware disrupted after Russian authorities raid Moscow film company office

Sources said Kapersky Labs assisted in investigation.
By Sarmistha Acharya
Russian authorities have raided the offices of a Moscow-based film company named 25th Floor, which was allegedly involved in the world’s most notorious financial hacking operation. According to cybersecurity experts Dyre — a malicious software designed to steal passwords — has not been in use since the time of the raid. The malware is responsible for about tens of millions of dollars losses at financial institutions such as Bank of America and JP Morgan Chase.
Although a number of people were being interrogated by the Russian authorities, it is not known yet whether anyone has been arrested or charged. However, the November raid has gained attention among Western cybercrime watchers.
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