Inside the Hunt for Russia’s Most Notorious Hacker

April 28, 2017

Inside the Hunt for Russia’s Most Notorious #Hacker A
progression: Zeus, the Business Club & then espionage

“As far as anyone could tell, GameOver Zeus was controlled by a very elite group of hackers—and the group’s leader was Slavik. He had reemerged, more powerful than ever. Slavik’s new crime ring came to be called the Business Club. A September 2011 internal announcement to the group—introducing members to a new suite of online tools for organizing money transfers and mules—concluded with a warm welcome to Slavik’s select recipients: “We wish you all successful and productive work.””