Microsoft Scrubs Nearly 275,000 PCs of Zeus
Zeus is the number-one malware being removed by Microsoft's Malicious Software Removal Tool.
Zeus has been making the news quite a bit lately. As we reported on our IT Business Edge site, Fortinet has discovered that a gang is using the botnet to target Charles Schwab investment accounts. Blogger Sue Marquette Poremba reports that hackers are using Zeus to jam phone lines of financial institutions so they cannot make verification calls.