According to police data of Estonia, the group consists of seven hackers, including a Russian citizen who was arrested has not acted since 2007 and posed as a law enforcement agency of web services.
Hackers infect PCs with Trojans that were activated when trying to enter the pages of iTunes, Netfix or U.S. tax agency.
After claiming the above web pages by users of infected computers, malicious programs redirected demand copies of legal notices in the network, replaced by the pirates.
After opening the false ads with links, money was transferred watch your content automatically to the accounts of hackers.
Police in Estonia conducted the research in collaboration with the U.S. Attorney, FBI and the National Aeronautics and Space nortemericana, NASA, the Trojans hit as many computers of that organization.
U.S. authorities have already submitted a request for extradition of pirates after accusing Vladimir officially Chashin, Timur Guerasimenko Dmitry Yegorov, Valeri Alexeyev, Konstantin Póltev, Anton Ivanov and Andrey Taam, who face jail terms of between 5 and 30 years under U.S. law.
The FBI reported the transaction on its website, where he also went up a tool so that userscan detect whether your computer is infected.