An Arizona court sentenced a local man to four years of federal probation after what the judge described as a "one-time lapse in judgment" when the man redirected a company's website to a gay porn portal after a failed extortion attempt.
The FBI has arrested a Chinese national on accusations of distributing and infecting US companies with the Sakula malware, the same malware used in the OPM and Anthem hacks.
A Russian television station — TV Rain — claims to have obtained insider information about the arrests of Sergey Mikhailov, a Russian intelligence agent that lead the FSB's Center for Information Security, and Dmitry Dokuchayev, also an FSB agent and Mikhailov's deputy.
A couple from the Brick Township in New Jersey stands accused of using a flaw in the Lowes online portal to receive goods for free at their home.
Indian authorities have announced they arrested four suspects on suspicion of leaking episode 4 of Game of Thrones season 7, titled "Spoils of War."
Ukrainian authorities have arrested a 51-year-old man from Nikopol, Dnipropetrovsk region, on accusations of distributing a version of the NotPetya ransomware.
Israeli authorities have officially charged two 19-year-old teenagers for running vDos, a DDoS-for-hire service, the largest such platform at the time it went down in the autumn of last year.
On Monday, US authorities announced the arrest of a suspect who used Tor to disguise his online identity and coerce underage female victims into sending sexually explicit images and videos in a tactic commonly referred to as "sextortion."
Marcus Hutchins, the security researcher known as MalwareTech, has pleaded not guilty to today in a Las Vegas court to charges of creating and updating the Kronos banking trojan, according to his lawyer Adrian Marie Lobo.
On Friday, US authorities arrested a man on charges of launching DDoS attacks and making death and bomb threats against several targets including Leagle.com, the Sydney Morning Herald, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), Metro News Canada, the official website of the Canadian government, and others.
Greek police arrested a Russian national, Alexander Vinnik, 38, for his role as owner of the BTC-e Bitcoin trading platform. In the US, the Department of Justice (DOJ) formally indicted Vinnik on 21 charges related to money laundering and the operation of an unlicensed money exchange.
The author of the very popular Nanocore RAT has pleaded guilty this week, admitting to developing malware that was used by other crooks to infect countless of computers across the globe, stealing data and secretly watching unsuspecting victims.
An Ohio judge ruled at the beginning of July that data collected from a person's pacemaker logs is admissible in court, in the first decision of its kind.
Joe Vito Venzor, 41, from El Paso, was sentenced this week to 18 months in prison for hacking and destroying the IT network of his former employee on the day he was let go.
It was a series of monumental OpSec (operational security) mistakes that led to AlphaBay's demise, according to a series of documents released today by the US Department of Justice.
AlphaBay, an online marketplace that sold illegal products on the Dark Web, has been taken offline following raids in three countries, according to several reports.
Australian police have arrested a man from the city of Mackay on allegations of laundering money for the operators of a tech support and ransomware scheme.
A judge in Moscow sentenced today Vladimir Anikeyev, the ringleader of a Russian hacking group known as Shaltai Boltai (Russian for "Humpty Dumpty") to two years in prison.
Ruslans Bondars and Jurijs Martisevs, two Latvian citizens, are facing charges in the US for running a portal that allowed cybercrooks to scan and see if their malware was detected by antivirus software.