‘Rogue’ internet firm 3FN shut down

An internet firm linked to many of the internet’s criminal gangs has been shut down.The US Federal Trade Commission said Belize-based 3FN aided gangs that ran botnets, carried out phishing attacks and traded in images of child abuse.The servers and net hardware of 3FN have been seized and are due to be sold off as the firm is dismantled.The operators of 3FN must also pay back $1.08m (£750,000 ) they are reputed to have made by hosting criminal sites.
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