The computer spy that steals your passwords and credit details

ABOUT three weeks ago, Cheryl Lambert bought a £179 surfboard on eBay for her daughter. Soon after, she noticed her computer started to behave erratically and within a few days it had ground to a halt. “It just completely crashed,” said Lambert, 38, a community worker who lives in Helston, Cornwall. “The anti-virus software was […]

ABOUT three weeks ago, Cheryl Lambert bought a £179 surfboard on eBay for her daughter. Soon after, she noticed her computer started to behave erratically and within a few days it had ground to a halt.

“It just completely crashed,” said Lambert, 38, a community worker who lives in Helston, Cornwall. “The anti-virus software was saying the computer was infected, but it just couldn’t fight it. The computer got slower and slower and then it just stopped.”

A few days after her desktop machine was unplugged from the internet, Lambert’s personal details appeared on a Russian website. Continue to read full post…

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The computer spy that steals your passwords and credit details