Employees of the Department of police detained 30-the summer inhabitant of Zaporozhye, a suspect in the fraud and theft of cryptocurrency. This was reported on the website of the Department.
According to law enforcers, 30-year-old resident man made virus Stealer and spread it among the network users to gain access to purses in various cryptomeria.
The virus got into the file system users via spam. He also disguised on various sites.
After gaining access to the wallets of the victims, the attacker took the cryptocurrency to their address.
During the search, police seized from the suspect computer equipment and mobile phones. Also the experts found on the hard disk the program code ON the computer.
Also employees of police concluded that the suspect in 2017 distributed cryptographer kiaracript.
The virus demanded from users of the ransom 0.15 BTC for the decryption of the data
Initiated criminal proceedings under part 2 of article 361 (Unauthorized intervention in work of computers, automated systems, computer networks or telecommunication networks) the Criminal code of Ukraine.
ForkLog previously reported that viruses miners have become popular Trojans ransomware.