Prosecutor reports hacker arrests, scope of thefts

Posted: January 24, 2013 at 5:46 a.m.

A computer virus that spread to more than 1 million computers worldwide, including some at NASA, and produced at least $50 million in illegal profits or losses to victims should be a “wake-up call” for banks and consumers unaware of the threat posed by Internet criminals, a prosecutor said Wednesday.

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