10 Arrested in Theft of Web Data
By BRIAN X. CHEN and JOHN H. CUSHMAN Jr.
Published: December 12, 2012
International authorities, with some help from Facebook, have arrested 10 people accused of operating a network of infected computers that stole personal information from millions of victims.
The Justice Department said Tuesday night that the F.B.I. and international agencies were helped in their investigations by Facebook, whose users were among those targeted by the malware, or malicious software, over the last several years.