14 February 2013

RUSSIA / EU / SPAIN : Police Arrest 11 In Malware Ransom Network.

      Authorities have busted a Russian led gang that demanded extortion monies from computer users in 30 countries.
      The cybergang laundered more than one million euros since May 2011.
      Its 27-year-old Russian leader was arrested in Dubai.
      Others were arrested by Spanish police.
      The gang pretended to be police...freezing Windows system PCs...and demanding a payment of 100 euros...by claiming the user had accessed file sharing, child porno or terrorist sites.