When Hackers Attack

NASA and FBI Charge Seven Europeans for Clickjacking Users Who Were Trying to Get to iTunes and Netflix

Jackin' ur clickz.

When NASA’s computers get infected, government officials don’t mess around.

In a 62-page indictment unsealed in the Southern District of New York today, a number of parties, including Preet Bharara’s office, the New York office of the FBI, and NASA’s Inspector General brought charges against six Estonian nationals and one Russian national for a “massive and sophisticated” Internet fraud scheme.

The clickjackers infected 4 million computers in more than 100 countries with malware, including at least 500,00 computers in the U.S. that belonged to NASA, educational institutions, businesses and non-profits. Read More