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Online Gambling Blamed for Drone Computer Virus

Written by:
Jagajeet Chiba
Published on:
Oct/13/2011
Online Gambling

A common malware that allows the theft of log-ins and passwords used in online gaming is being blamed for infecting military systems that are part of a computer program used to control unmanned drones. 

Air Force officials claim the virus infected ground systems that are separate from drone flight controls and did not affect operations.

The Air Force added that computer keystrokes were not logged by the malware, which is designed to steal passwords from people who gamble online. 

- Jagajeet Chiba, Gambling911.com

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