Hacks have increased through the pandemic and the war in Ukraine – © AFP/File Noel Celis
A Ukrainian man has been charged with computer fraud for allegedly infecting millions of computers with malware in a cybercrime operation known as “Raccoon Infostealer,” the US Justice Department said Tuesday.
Mark Sokolovsky, 26, is being held in the Netherlands and the United States is seeking his extradition, the department said in a statement.
It said Raccoon Infostealer malware was leased to cybercriminals for $200 a month, payable in cryptocurrency.
The malware was then installed on t