19 people have been arrested by British police, under suspicion that they stole millions of pounds from online bank accounts by installing malware.
Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Central e-Crime Unit (PCeU) swooped a number of addresses in a dawn-time raid in London, arresting 15 men and four women, aged between 23 and 47 years old.
You can see some nice pictures of pixellated faces being taken away by the cops in an article from the Daily Mail newspaper.
Detectives believe that the gang was responsible for stealing £6 million in the last three months, after infecting thousands of computers with a version of the Zbot family of malware.
As well as stealing online banking passwords, ZBot hijacks your computer, making it part of a criminal botnet. Hackers control thousands of compromised computers around the…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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