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FBI seize evil domain.
WASHINGTON (Rixstep) — The FBI have pounced on the evil site Callservice.biz that catered to phishers and others intent on rifling the bank accounts of Microsoft Windows users.
Two individuals from the Czech Republic and White Russia - Dmitry Naskovets and Sergey Semashko - are charged before a jury in New York with conspiracy to commit Windows fraud.
The FBI believe the defendants have used Google Talk to communicate and plan their nefarious activities.
The defendants offered their services to hackers in control of Windows PCs.
The hackers supplied the bank account information to Callservice who in turn would authorise the transactions by phone.
Surfing to the callservice.biz website today shows the cowboys have taken control.
Domain Name: CALLSERVICE.BIZ
Domain ID: D18866775-BIZ
Sponsoring Registrar: ACRC DOMAINS
Sponsoring Registrar IANA ID: 999999
Domain Status: serverTransferProhibited
Registrant ID: GENERIC1
Registrant Name: Null
Registrant Address1: Null
Registrant City: Null
Registrant Postal Code: 00000
Registrant Country Code: US
Registrant Phone Number: +1.5555555555
Registrant Email: email@example.com
Administrative Contact ID: FBI1234
Administrative Contact Name: Federal Bureau of Investigation
Administrative Contact Address1: 935 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Administrative Contact City: Washington
Administrative Contact State/Province: D.C.
Administrative Contact Postal Code: 20535
Administrative Contact Country Code: US
Administrative Contact Phone Number: +1.8002255324
Administrative Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Name Server: UDNS1.ULTRADNS.NET
Name Server: UDNS2.ULTRADNS.NET
Last Transferred Date: Thu Apr 15 14:45:36 GMT 2010
Domain Registration Date: Thu Jun 28 20:17:50 GMT 2007
Domain Expiration Date: Mon Jun 27 23:59:59 GMT 2011
Domain Last Updated Date: Thu Apr 15 14:54:53 GMT 2010
Google: Google Talk
Wired: Callservice Indictment
Microsoft: Windows XP Home Page
FBI: Federal Bureau of Investigation Homepage
Disney: The Official Home Page for All Things Disney
Krebs on Security: Call Centers for Computer Criminals
Microsoft: Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Live
Wired: Cops Pull Plug on Rent-a-Fraudster Service for Bank Thieves
Sophos: Antivirus | Security Software | Data Protection | Encryption Software for Businesses
McAfee: Antivirus, Encryption, DLP, IPS, Firewall, Email Security, Web Security, SaaS, Risk and Compliance Solutions
Wayback: Callservice.biz 2007-12-18, 2008-01-17, 2008-02-19, 2008-03-27, 2008-05-04