Juvenile hacker from Ukraine was stealing passwords for cryptocurrency wallets using Youtube links

Juvenile hacker from Ukraine was stealing passwords for cryptocurrency wallets using Youtube links

The postal and telecommunications of Ukraine detained a 16-year-old resident of Ternopil region, who is accused of selling stolen accounts and passwords from cryptocurrency wallets

The operatives were discovered the website kamyn9ka.com administrative panel which contained malicious software Azorult:

“This software refers to the type and Stealer designed to steal personal data. Also in the archives of the site was discovered more than 400 data files from the infected computers from all over the world, including from Ukraine ” — reported by the police.

In Kiev found that a malicious administrator of the server is a 16-year-old resident of Ternopil region, which has the necessary skills to operate a PC.

“To hide your IP address, he used a number of anonymizers and proxy servers, and the distribution of malicious software carried by links posted on Youtube”, — reports a press-service.

According to the report, after clicking the link the virus is loaded on a PC and was looking for the information you need: passwords to accounts in social networks, access to confidential information relating to electronic payment systems and the keys of cryptocurrency wallets. Received information the guy was selling on the discussion forums.

During the search police seized all the computer equipment, as well as smartphone. Equipment sent for examination.

“On the fact of illegal interference in work of computers and computer networks, the police started criminal proceedings. What is the punishment for a juvenile attacker is unknown”

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