Interpol Seek ID Theft Gang

The Register reports that "UK police are working with Interpol in a bid to track down the perpetrators of a malware-powered ID theft scam that has claimed thousands of victims worldwide."

A computer seized in the US contained personal data - including names, addresses, credit card information, and transaction records - from around 2,300 UK citizens. Closer examination has revealed the details of at least 8,500 people in 60 countries were obtained, apparently through a key-logging Trojan software, now identified as a variant of Haxdoor, according to the Metropolitan Police's Computer Crime Unit.