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Facebook users' details on sale in New Zealand

A Russian computer hacker is suspected to have set up an underground nexus in New Zealand for selling secret details of people using online social networking site Facebook. Police are hunting the hacker who may have sold the account details of millions of Facebook users.

world Updated: Apr 25, 2010 12:00 IST

A Russian computer hacker is suspected to have set up an underground nexus in New Zealand for selling secret details of people using online social networking site Facebook.

Police are hunting the hacker who may have set up shop in New Zealand, selling the account details of millions of Facebook users, tvnz.co.nz reported.

Detectives from the National Cyber Crime Centre are investigating whether the hacker Kirllos is using New Zealand as a base.

He is offering to sell Facebook user names and passwords on an underground hacker forum.