Friday, 22 February 2008

Seventeen alleged botherders arrested in Canada

Source: various, including vnunet.com and The Register

Sixteen males and one female ranging from seventeen to twenty-six years old have been arrested in Canada on various charges relating to cybercrime and the operation of a botnet. The gang, which has been under investigation since 2006, allegedly operates a botnet on the order of a million hosts, and has netted tens of millions of dollars in cybercrime activities.

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