FBI: More than half-million computers in over 100 countries infected by BlackShades malware

  • by: LARRY NEUMEISTER , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 19, 2014 - 2:35 PM

NEW YORK — More than a half-million computers in over 100 countries were infected by sophisticated malware that lets cybercriminals remotely hijack a computer and its webcam, authorities said as charges were announced Monday against nearly 100 people worldwide.

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