U.K., Finnish Police Crack Malware Gang, Arrest 3


The United Kingdomís Metropolitan Police Computer Crime Unit and Finlandís National Bureau of Investigation have broken up a gang of malware writers, arresting three men. The arrested include a 63year old man from Suffolk, a 28year old Scottish man and a 19year old in Finland.

The three were suspected of being members of the "M00P" virus writing group, although according to senior technology consultant Graham Cluley of IT security firm Sophos, "it is not clear if they had written it by themselves." U.K., Finnish Police Crack Malware Gang, Arrest 3 - Security Feed - Blog - CSO Magazine

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 28th June 2006 3:15AM