|Dutch Police Arrest Hackers|
|Reuters NewsWire (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
Sun, 9 Oct 2005 17:44:56 -0500
Dutch police have arrested three men suspected of stealing credit card|
and bank account data by hacking into more than 100,000 personal
computers worldwide, public prosecutors said on Saturday.
The three Dutch men supposedly used so-called "Trojan horse" software
"In the Netherlands alone, several thousands of computers were
The three men, aged 19, 22 and 27, were arrested on Tuesday.
The hackers are also accused of plundering accounts in PayPal, the
The three used a virus, called W32.Toxbot, which allows access to the
Justice officials expect more arrests in the case, Dutch media said.
Copyright 2005 Reuters Limited.
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