Arrests made in malware scheme

Seven people have been charged with a massive malware scheme that affected computers globally, including at NASA and other government agencies, reports Hillicon Valley.

The six Estonians and one Russian used the malware to direct users to specific e-commerce websites or advertisements, with each visit earning them a fee.

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