Interpol investigators announced today they'd identified over 8,800 servers hosted across eight countries in Southeast Asia used for various cybercrime operations.
On Friday, April 7, the FBI arrested Zhengquan Zhang, a 31-year-old IT engineer, who now stands accused of installing malware on his employer's servers to steal proprietary source.
Russian authorities have arrested a mathematics teacher from Moscow on accusations of organizing riots and calling for terrorist activities or justifying the use of terrorism via the Internet.
Spanish police arrested a Russian hacker in Barcelona on the behest of US authorities on suspicion of meddling in last year's US presidential election process.
A group of criminals went as far as to register and manage two Internet Service Providers in two different countries in order to manage an illegal TV streaming platform that offered IPTV (IP Television) service to customers all over the world.
Austrian police arrested a 19-year-old teenager from Linz for infecting the network of a local company with the Philadelphia ransomware.
A former sysadmin is facing up to ten years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000 after he used a backdoor account and sabotaged his former employer on the day he was fired.
Yesterday, a Russian national accused of helping develop the Citadel banking trojan was arraigned in front of a US judge for the first time, after being extradited from Fredrikstad, Norway.
Michael Thomas, a systems administrators who was convicted in 2016 for destroying his employer's network before resigning his job, has filed an appeal in which his lawyers are arguing that in reality he actually was authorized to trash the company's IT network, in a criminal case that might change the way judges look at the CFAA.
German police announced today that fellow UK police officers have arrested a suspect behind a serious cyber-attack that crippled German ISP Deutsche Telekom at the end of November 2016.
A malware operator and administrator of two online hacking forums was sentenced last week to 41 months in prison for his role in the distribution of the Zeus malware and for selling online the personal data he stole from infected victims.
Brian P. Johnson, 44, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, will have to spend the next 34 months in federal prison and pay $1,134,828 in damages after hacking his former employer shortly after being fired.
A New Hampshire hacker will spend the next eight years of his life in prison after he hacked into the email and social media accounts of dozens of females, including ten minors, and harassed and extorted victims into sending sexually explicit photos.
Russian authorities arrested nine hackers they suspect of being involved in the distribution of the Lurk malware. This is the second wave of arrests after authorities apprehended 50 suspects in May 2016.
A judge has sentenced Morgan C. Culbertson, 21, of Pittsburgh to three years probation, with 300 hours of community service and computer monitoring, for his role in creating and selling the Dendroid RAT (Remote Access Trojan).
UK's National Crime Agency said today that officers arrested two suspects for hacking the Washington CCTV network and installing ransomware.
Spain's National Police Corps have detained a man in the city of Salamanca, who they suspect of being Phineas Fisher, a famous hacker who has breached Gamma Group and Hacking Team, two companies that sold cyber-surveillance software to oppressive regimes.
Russian authorities arrested Ruslan Stoyanov, one of Kaspersky Lab's top-ranked security researchers, under article 275 of the Russian criminal code, which refers to treason.
Police in Shelton, Connecticut have arrested a teenager for launching DDoS attacks on his/her former high school's network.
Thai officials announced on Monday the arrests of nine teenagers who have participated in cyber-attacks against government websites.