It appears you have not yet registered with our community. To register please click here...

 
Go Back [M] > Hardware Madness > General Madness - System Building Advice
Dutch police nab suspected 'bot herders' Dutch police nab suspected 'bot herders'
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Dutch police nab suspected 'bot herders'
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools
Old 8th October 2005, 07:25   #1
[M] Reviewer
 
Sidney's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Posts: 15,739
Sidney Freshly Registered
Default Dutch police nab suspected 'bot herders'

Dutch police have arrested three individuals suspected of hacking into more than 100,000 computers worldwide and using the hijacked systems in online crimes.

The three individuals, whose names were not disclosed, allegedly commandeered the computers using malicious code known as a Trojan horse, Dutch prosecutors said in a statement Friday. The investigation is ongoing and more arrests are expected, prosecutors said.

The main suspect is a 19-year-old male; the other two suspects are 22 and 27. Police confiscated computers, documents, cash and a sports car in searches of the suspects' residences. Investigators also took control of a bank account, prosecutors said.

http://news.com.com/Dutch+police+nab...l?tag=nefd.top
__________________
lazyman

Opteron 165 (2) @2.85 1.42 vcore AMD Stock HSF + Chill Vent II
Sidney is offline  
Closed Thread


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Dutch gamer finds unwelcome fame with "jihad" Battlefield 2 movie jmke WebNews 0 1st June 2006 09:56
Database to track Dutch from cradle to grave Sidney Off-Topic Hangout 5 13th October 2005 19:54
Taiwan police seize another 75,000 suspect AMD CPUs and 25,000 ST flash memory chips jmke WebNews 0 10th March 2005 12:08
CS Bot for CS: Source jmke WebNews 0 17th January 2005 09:45
Dutch govt ends exclusive MS upgrade talks jmke WebNews 1 23rd December 2004 18:53
Grand Thef Auto: Vice City Dutch Edition Mod jmke WebNews 0 3rd November 2004 16:03

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 09:57.


Powered by vBulletin® - Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO