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Hacker held for illegally obtaining money using spyware




Hacker held for illegally obtaining money using spyware
Hacker held for illegally obtaining money using spyware



http://www.japantoday.com/e/?content=news&cat=2&id=354976 

November 11, 2005

TOKYO - Tokyo police have arrested a 34-year-old computer hacker
Thursday on suspicion of transferring some 210,000 yen from a jewelry
company's bank account to his own after illegally obtaining the firm's
Internet banking identification number and password, police officials
said.

Kiichi Hirayama from the city of Chiba is believed to have transferred
a total of some 11.4 million yen from the bank accounts of 10
companies, using software called spyware to steal data from their
computers, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.

=A9 2005 Kyodo News



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