Dutch prosecutors seek jail time for botnet duo

Thursday, 18 January 2007, 1:30 AM EST

Dutch prosecutors are pursuing jail terms for two men charged in a large-scale computer hacking scheme in which more than 1 million computers may have been infected with adware and other malicious programs.

The case is the biggest cybercrime case prosecuted so far in the Netherlands, said Desiree Leppens, spokeswoman for the organized crime branch of the National Public Prosecution Service in Rotterdam.

At Computerworld.

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