Spyware suspect arrested in Japan

Thursday, 26 January 2006, 2:56 PM EST

Experts at SophosLabs, Sophos's global network of virus, spyware and spam analysis centers, have welcomed the news that a suspected spyware developer has been arrested in Japan.

31-year-old Atsushi Takewaka is suspected of accessing victims' computers to steal internet banking passwords, which he used to illegally withdraw money from online accounts.

At Sophos.

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