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Software Theft a Problem for Actual Thieves

FoxNews, By Jeremy Kaplan

Pity the criminal mastermind. After all, he's a victim too.

The FBI announced Thursday that it had cracked a scheme that used "a potent strain" of the malicious Zeus application to siphon millions from bank accounts in the U.S. and abroad. Zeus is software that secretly turns PC against their owners, linking the computers into a "botnet" of zombies -- a network of PCs completely unaware of the software they're running.

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