in

Kneber Botnet Virus: Did you get infected?

Some very worrying news to report to you now, as it has been confirmed that a computer virus has affected over 75,000 computer systems, spread across 2,500 business and government agencies worldwide.

As reported from CRN, the virus has been identified as the ‘Kneber Botnet Virus’, according to security researchers over at NetWitness.

The virus is thought to be a version of the previous ‘Zeus Spyware’ program and has the ability to gain access to your login information for email, social networking sites and financial databases.

As you can imagine, this is a huge problem as hackers can then use this information to duplicate financial accounts, as well as misuse important government information.

According to CRN, the virus originated in Europe and China, and has now spread worldwide, causing havoc for affected users.

We will keep you updated on this story as it progresses. Are you familiar with this virus? If so, leave us a comment with your thoughts.

Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

Contact Alan Ng: alan@product-reviews.net

1
Leave a Reply

avatar
1 Comment threads
0 Thread replies
0 Followers
 
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
1 Comment authors
Ajith Recent comment authors
newest oldest most voted
Ajith
Ajith

what to do if im already infected?

Sony PS3 Motion Controller: Should it be called Arc or Gem? (POLL)

Nikon CoolPix P100 Camera: Amazon taking Pre-orders