Police nab creator of webcam Trojan

Thursday, 20 January 2005, 12:14 AM EST

Spanish police have arrested a man suspected of creating a Trojan horse software program capable of making secret recordings of Internet users through their Webcams and stealing confidential information.

The 37-year-old suspect is a computer programmer from Madrid identified by the initials J.A.S. Spanish Civil Guard units caught the man spying on various Net users through their Webcams when they surprised him in his home this week during an operation dubbed "Tic-Tac," they say.

By Scarlet Pruitt at PC World.

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