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October 20th, 2005, 09:12 PM #1
Dutch Hackers caught running Zombie network
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Scarry this is just the tip of the IceBurg... http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,172919,00.html
"AMSTERDAM, Netherlands — Three suspects in a Dutch crime ring hacked 1.5 million computers worldwide, setting up a "zombie network" that secretly stole credit card and other personal data, prosecutors said Thursday.
The three, who were arrested Oct. 6 and originally were estimated to have hacked 100,000 computers, have yet to enter a plea.
A court in the town of Breda (search) extended the custody of the 19-year-old main suspect and a 22-year-old accomplice for a month Thursday, and ordered the release of the third, aged 27, pending trial, prosecution spokesman Wim de Bruin said. The suspects' names have not been released.
Prosecutors said, however, more arrests were likely as the investigation continues..... http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,172919,00.html
On another similar note ....
FTC: Download Site Falsely Claims It's All Legal
Thursday, October 20, 2005
WASHINGTON — A federal court has temporarily banned a Los Angeles-based Web site from claiming that its service lets users legally share copyrighted files, the government said Wednesday.
The Federal Trade Commission said Cashier Myricks Jr. (search), doing business as MP3downloadcity.com, has been barred from suggesting that his $24.95 tutorial and referral service enables users to legally download copyrighted music files, video games and "movies still in theaters."
According to the FTC, it doesn't. Myricks' lawyer, Beverly Williams, said Wednesday that her client intends to comply with the law, and he has already begun making changes to his Web site. A temporary restraining order was issued Sept. 27 by the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California... http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,172918,00.htmlWebmaster's... Mike and Charlie
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October 23rd, 2005, 08:57 PM #2
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Wow...1.5 million computers is no small feat!
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