FBI: 60 documented cyber threat groups linked to world governments

WASHINGTON - The FBI is aware of 60 different cyber threat groups linked to nation-states, a senior bureau official said on Tuesday.
Joseph Demarest, head of the FBI's cyber crime division, also said the bureau learned within a month of Sony Pictures first report of a large-scale cyber attack that North Korea was behind it.
On Tuesday the FBI and State Department also announced a $3 million reward for information leading to arrest or conviction of Eugenia Bogachev, who is charged in the United States with running a computer attack network called GameOver Zeus that allegedly stole more than $100 million from online bank accounts.
FBI officials said the $3 million reward for Bogachev, who is believed to be in Russia, is the highest offered in a US cyber crime case.
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