A German hacker who launched DDoS attacks and tried to extort ransom payments from German and UK firms was sentenced last month to one year and ten months of probation.
A judge sentenced a Michigan man to 87 months —7 years 3 months— in prison for hacking into a county jail's computer system and modifying prisoner records in an attempt to get an inmate released early.
An unknown attacker has exploited a bug in the Verge cryptocurrency network code to mine Verge coins at a very rapid pace and generate funds almost out of thin air.
Europol announced today that Spanish police has arrested a man suspect of being the mastermind behind the Carbanak hacking group, known for some of the biggest bank cyber-heists in recent years.
US authorities have charged nine Iranian hackers with cyber-attacks against 144 US universities, 176 universities in 21 foreign countries, and 47 US and foreign companies active in various private sectors.
Australian authorities have tracked down, arrested, charged, and sentenced a man who hacked a police radio system and interrupted a police chase at the end of August 2017.
Safari, Edge, and Firefox were the favorite targets that fell to white hat hackers at the world's most well-known competitive hacking competition —Pwn2Own 2018— held over the past two days in Vancouver, Canada.
Binance, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges on the Internet, said today that hackers and a well-executed phishing campaign are to blame for the Bitcoin sell-offs from yesterday's afternoon.
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.