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SpyEye botnet makers get combined 24 years in prison
SpyEye botnet makers get combined 24 years in prison
Two cybercriminals convicted of creating the SpyEye botnet were sentenced this week to a combined 24 years in prison. Aleksandr "Harderman" ...... 26 Apr 2016
Government charges man behind pics stolen and released during 'The Fappening'
Government charges man behind pics stolen and released during 'The Fappening'
The U.S. government has arrested and charged Ryan Collins with stealing hundreds of nude pictures of celebrities taken directly from their iCloud ...... 16 Mar 2016 - 1 comment
Romania to extradite hacker who illegally accessed email of former President Bush
Romania to extradite hacker who illegally accessed email of former President Bush
Romania's top court will extradite the hacker known as Guccifer, approving a request from U.S. authorities. Marcel Lazar Lehel, aka Guccifer, ...... 07 Mar 2016 - 6 comments
UK man arrested over VTech hack
UK man arrested over VTech hack
Authorities in the UK have arrested a 21-year-old man in London in connection with the VTech hack that left the personal data of 6.4 million ...... 16 Dec 2015 - 1 comment
Russian national pleads guilty to largest hacking scheme in U.S. history
Russian national pleads guilty to largest hacking scheme in U.S. history
Vladimir Drinkman, a Russian national arrested in the Netherlands in 2012 and extradited to the U.S., has plead guilty to the largest hacking ...... 16 Sep 2015 - 5 comments
British pirate receives 33 month prison sentence for CAM version of Fast and Furious 6
British pirate receives 33 month prison sentence for CAM version of Fast and Furious 6
25-year-old Philip Danks of the UK has been sentenced to 33 months in prison after he was convicted of filming "Fast and Furious 6" and being ...... 24 Aug 2014 - 5 comments
Former Microsoft employee arrested for allegedly leaking Windows 8 code, screenshots, more
Former Microsoft employee arrested for allegedly leaking Windows 8 code, screenshots, more
Ex-Microsoft software architect Alex Kibkalo has been arrested and is now facing criminal charges of leaking trade secrets. Supposedly, the ...... 23 Mar 2014 - 6 comments
Pirate Bay founder arrested in Cambodia
Pirate Bay founder arrested in Cambodia
Over the weekend, the fugitive co-founder of The Pirate Bay, Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, was arrested in Cambodia. The arrest came on the request ...... 04 Sep 2012 - 16 comments
Another LulzSec hacker arrested
Another LulzSec hacker arrested
20-year-old Raynaldo Rivera has been arrested this week for his alleged connection to the once-notorious hacking group LulzSec. Rivera has ...... 30 Aug 2012 - 4 comments
Ryan Cleary charged in LulzSec hacking case
Ryan Cleary charged in LulzSec hacking case
Ryan Cleary, the 20-year old British student arrested last year for his alleged part in the LulzSec hacking episodes, has been charged with ...... 15 Jun 2012 - 2 comments
UK police arrest LulzSec member 'Kayla'
UK police arrest LulzSec member 'Kayla'
British authorities have arrested two men in connection with Anonymous and LulzSec, including the allegedly important member 'Kayla.' Kayla ...... 02 Sep 2011 - 4 comments
Hacker arrested after stealing 4000 Nintendo gamer's data
Hacker arrested after stealing 4000 Nintendo gamer's data
Spanish authorities have arrested a hacker this week who allegedly stole data from 4000 "Nintendo users" and then tried to blackmail the company. ...... 15 Feb 2011 - 1 comment
     

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