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New Hampshire Man Sentenced To 7 Years For Robo-Calling Malware 160

Posted by timothy
from the you-must-stay-in-this-beautiful-state dept.
alphadogg writes with this excerpt from Network World: "A New Hampshire man who made $8 million by installing unwanted dial-up software on computers and then forcing them to call expensive premium telephone numbers was handed down an 82-month sentence this week. Prosecutors say that between 2003 and 2007, Asu Pala and others put together a lucrative business by setting up premium telephone numbers in Germany — similar to the 1-900 numbers used in the US — and then infecting German PCs with software that would automatically dial the numbers for short periods of time." Do that many people still have modems attached?
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New Hampshire Man Sentenced To 7 Years For Robo-Calling Malware

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