Hackers are exploiting the controversy surrounding illegal downloading in a
bid to steal credit card details from web users, says F-Secure.
The security vendor has identified a Trojan that attempts to get PC users to
believe an 'Antipiracy foundation scanner' has found illegal torrents on the
The warnings reappear every time the user reboots their system and encourage
them to fork out $400 (£259) to ICPP Foundation in a "pre-trial settlement" to
cover a "copyright holder fine".