The UK will not extradite Lauri Love to face hacking charges in the US, according to a court ruling announced today.
Australian police have arrested a 37-year-old man on accusations of hacking GoGet, a car-sharing service.
A hacker has tricked Experty ICO participants into sending Ethereum funds to the wrong wallet address. He was able to do this by sending emails with a fake pre-ICO sale announcement to Experty users who signed up for notifications.
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A hacker or hacker group might have stolen healthcare data for more than half of Norway's population, according to reports in local press.
Unknown hackers have hijacked the DNS server for BlackWallet.co, a web-based wallet application for the Stellar Lumen cryptocurrency (XLM), and has stolen over $400,000 from users' accounts.
It took Chinese police only four days to arrest a hacker they believe breached the servers of two Hong Kong travel agencies, stole their data, and then asked for a ransom in Bitcoin.
A North Carolina judge sentenced a Washington man this week to 37 months in prison for threatening a company with attacks unless they fire one of their employees and hire him instead.
A member of the infamous Lizard Squad and PoodleCorp hacking groups pleaded guilty this week to charges of running a DDoS-for-hire platform that he and others used to launch DDoS attacks on targets across the globe.
A Romanian man and woman are accused of hacking into the outdoor surveillance system deployed by Washington DC police, which they used to distribute ransomware.
A UK man living in a caravan park has pleaded guilty last week to cyber-attacks on 17 websites and selling stolen user information on the Dark Web.
On Wednesday, November 29, a Kansas City court sentenced a Missouri man to six years in federal prison without parole for hacking his former employer, stealing trade secrets, and for accessing child pornography.
Karim Baratov, a 22-year-old Canadian national, pleaded guilty to charges related to the FBI's investigation into the Yahoo 2014 data breach.
The FBI and the US Department of Justice (DOJ) will announce official charges later today against Behzad Mesri, an Iranian national, for allegedly hacking HBO, attempting to extort the company into paying a ransom, and leaking then-unreleased episodes and scripts for HBO TV series, including Game of Thrones.
Court documents obtained by Bleeping Computer reveal that the FBI has charged a Minnesota man for launching hundreds of DDoS attacks on companies all over the world, including his former employers and business partners.
A hacker is trying to extort a Canadian university, threatening to dump student information unless university top brass pay 30,000 CAD (23,000 USD).
Law enforcement authorities have arrested an individual believed to be behind Operation #LeakTheAnalyst that took place over the summer.
Extortion can also be funny when it happens to the bad guys, and there's one extortion attempt going on right now that will put a big smile on your face.
Australia's foreign intelligence collection agency — the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) — says a hacker stole over 30 GB of data on the country's military capabilities, including details on fighter jets, military aircraft, and naval ships.