Sergey Yarets, also known as Ar3s, a hacker arrested last year for running an instance of the Andromeda botnet, was released by Belarusian authorities with nothing more than a slap on the wrist.
A member of the Anonymous hacker collective was found guilty this week in a trial for a series of cyber-attacks the man had conducted in 2014, including some aimed at children's hospitals.
The US Department of Justice announced today charges against three Ukrainian nationals believed to be members of the infamous FIN7 (Carbanak or Cobalt) hacker group.
LabCorp, the US' biggest blood testing laboratories network, announced on Monday that hackers breached its IT network over the weekend.
The author of a malware strain known as the LuminosityLink RAT (Remote Access Trojan) has pleaded guilty yesterday, according to plea agreement received by Bleeping Computer.
A hacker is selling sensitive military documents on online hacking forums, a security firm has discovered.
In a statement published hours ago, Israeli-based cryptocurrency exchange Bancor fessed up to a security incident following which a hacker made off with roughly $13.5 million worth of cryptocurrency.
The number of satellites transmitting GPS locations, cellphone signals and other sensitive information has been rapidly increasing, which has resulted in the creation of favorable circumstances for hackers. Even with all the advances in satellite technology, much of the US military's satellite technology remains vulnerable.
For the past two days, secure email provider ProtonMail has been fighting off DDoS attacks that have visibly affected the company's services, causing short but frequent outages at regular intervals.
Hackers are exploiting a vulnerability in Cisco software to crash and/or retrieve information from affected devices. Cisco is aware of the issue and has warned customers last week, Friday, June 22.
Russian police have arrested two teenage hackers for breaching, hijacking, and selling access to over 700,000 online accounts at Russian-based online stores, payment systems, and bookmaking/betting portals.
A hacker once considered "the Internet's most inept criminal" received on Monday a prison sentence of 20 months in prison for launching DDoS attacks against the city of Madison, Wisconsin —attacks which caused delays and outages to various municipality services, including its 911 emergency call center.
Europol, French, UK, and Thai police arrested eight people they suspect to have been involved or to have been part of a notorious hacker group known as Rex Mundi (Latin for "King of the World").
On Friday, a New York man was arrested and charged in U.S. District Court in the Southern District of New York with conducting an extensive cyberstalking and threats campaign. He was charged with one count of cyberstalking and two counts of sending interstate threats.
A 23-year-old Canadian man who hacked into Yahoo and Gmail accounts on behalf of Russian Secret Service (FSB) agents was sentenced to five years in prison and a fine of $250,000.
The creators of the Taylor cryptocurrency trading app claim that an unidentified hacker has stolen around $1.35 million worth of Ether from the company's wallets.
A hacker suspected to be operating out of China has been seen peddling the data of around 200 million Japanese users on an underground cybercrime forum, according to a FireEye iSIGHT Intelligence report shared with Bleeping Computer.
Serbian police have arrested a 38-year-old man from Belgrade on suspicion of being part of the infamous The Dark Overlord (TDO) hacking crew.
An unidentified hacker group appears to have accidentally exposed two fully-working zero-days when they've uploaded a weaponized PDF file to a public malware scanning engine.