Indian Youth Arrested For Stealing Microsoft Product Keys Through Hacking

We have heard many piracy cases related to Microsoft products in the past. Today, a youth from Chennai India was arrested by Central Bureau of Investigation. The Cyber Cell of CBU arrested this guy named Prabhu to produce him in Egmore court. Officials suspected that he might have hacked into government websites which use Microsoft’s software.

CBI has seized hard disks and router that were used by the accused along with number of Microsoft Product Kits and other documents from his house. They have even freezed his bank account used by him.

CBI has registered a case under different sections of the IT Act, 2000 on the allegations that Microsoft Volume License Service Centre (VLSC) agreements in respect of overseas and Indian customers of the Microsoft were being accessed to steal product keys and selling them online, said a press release.

Source: TOI