Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Pharmacy Hackers Busted in Romania

Dan Kaplan writes on SC Magazine US:

Romanian authorities said they have arrested five people accused of illegally accessing computer systems belonging to U.S. pharmaceutical companies.

The Central European nation's Directorate for Fighting Electronic Crime said Monday in a statement that the suspects infiltrated a number of computers to steal credit card data that resulted in losses of about $800,000.

The accused hackers, ages 20 to 32, installed keylogger software onto the computers to steal card data at point-of-sales systems, said Romanian authorities, who worked with the FBI on the investigation.

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