Cyber ring suspect arrested in Germany

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A 22-year old suspect in Germany attached to a ring of global cyber criminals was arrested recently. Raids were carried out across several countries, prosecutors in the west German city of Koblenz said.

About 700 police officers raided around 175 apartments and office buildings in all sixteen states in Germany as well as properties in the Netherlands, France and Canada.

A second individual was also arrested. Also,  over 300 computers and data storage devices were seized along with drugs and weapons.

The cybercrime is accused of selling software that can conceal malware from anti-virus programs.  The prosecutors said that the software was used to steal passwords and banking data and could be used for fraud and to blackmail individuals. About 170 suspects are being investigated currently.

Cyber criminals are unforgiving– beware

Source: Akati

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