UK police search for ID theft victims

Wednesday, 11 October 2006, 3:37 PM EST

UK police are attempting to reach thousands of Brits who have become victims of malware-powered ID theft scam.

A computer seized in the US contained personal data - including names, addresses, credit card information and transaction records - from around 2,300 UK punters. The data was swiped using key-logging Trojan software, according to the Metropolitan Police Computer Crime Unit, which is investigating the case.

At The Register.

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