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.
A UK judge sentenced a crook part of a cybercrime operation that used banking malware to five years in prison for stealing £840,000 ($1,035,000) from victims all over the world.
The FBI arrested this past week Sean Krishanmakoto Sharma, 26, from La Canada, California, for launching DDoS attacks against Chatango, an online chat service.
US authorities have indicted a man named Krasimir Nikolov, age 44, of Varna, Bulgaria, for his role in the distribution of the GozNym malware.
Romanian authorities have arrested and extradited to the US three nationals suspected of creating and distributing the Bayrob malware.
A judge in New York has sentenced Dariusz J. Prugar, 32, of Syracuse, New York, to two years in prison for hacking his former employee, Pa Online, an internet service provider (ISP) formerly located in Enola, Pennsylvania.
US authorities charged Michaela Gabriella King, 18, of Murrysville, Pennsylvania with launching multiple DDoS attacks against Franklin Regional High School, the school she was attending.