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Omaha, Nebraska is a Hotbed of Cybercrime Investigation

30
Apr
2012

Regular readers of Krebs on Security will know that small and medium sized businesses and organizations have been the target of cybercrime gangs for several years now. What you might not know is which law enforcement agency investigates those crimes.

It turns out that many ZeuS banking trojan investigations were done by the (little known) Omaha (Nebraska, USA) office of the FBI. The FBI’s special agent in charge, Weysan Dun retired on Friday, and gave an interview to the Omaha World-Herald.

omaha.com. FBI Special Agent Dun

It’s a good read. And a real eye-opener for anybody working for an SMB.

Wanted, Money Mules
Wanted: Money Mules

Our favorite bit of trivia from the article: Brian Krebs apparently traumatizes small business owners with tales of banking trojan terror if they end up sitting next to him on airplanes…

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