A young man guilty of hacking several three-letter US agencies has been sentenced today to two years in prison, according to a press release from the Department of Justice.
Daniel Devereux, 30, a British man calling himself "His Royal Gingerness" has been sentenced to 32 weeks in prison for hacking the websites of the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, and the website of the Norwich International Airport.
Peteris Sahurovs, a Latvian hacker known as "Sagade," was extradited to the US and appeared in Minneapolis court today in regards to accusations of running a scareware operation that pocketed the crook and his partners over $2 million.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) have arrested and charged a Canadian woman for hacking into the email of a local company's CEO and redirecting 52,000 Canadian dollars ($38,600) to her own bank account.
Steven Frank, co-founder of Panic, a vendor of Mac and iOS apps, has admitted yesterday that a hacker stole some of his company's source code.
A California judge has found Yovan Garcia, a former security guard, guilty for hacking his former employer, stealing proprietary software, and trashing the company network after he resigned and left his job.
Hackers are holding Disney for ransom, threatening to release a high-quality version of the "Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" movie on torrents unless they're paid a huge sum of money in Bitcoin.
A hacker (or hacker group) known as The Dark Overlord (TDO) has leaked the first ten episodes of season 5 of the "Orange Is The New Black" show after two failed blackmail attempts, against Larson Studios and Netflix.
Hajime, an IoT malware strain discovered last October, appears to be the work of a vigilante who has set out to take over and neutralize as many smart devices as possible before other botnets like Mirai can get ahold of them.
A simple email marketing trick is also abused by cyber-criminals, who are employing a technique known as "pixel tracking" to gather information on possible targets or to improve the efficiency of phishing attacks.
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.
The US Department of Justice announced yesterday that Maxim Senakh, 41, of Velikii Novgorod, Russia, pleaded guilty for his role in the creation of the Ebury malware and for maintaining its infamous botnet.
Hackers have breached America's Job Link Alliance (AJLA), a job portal offered by the Department of Labor (DOL), and stolen personal details from an undisclosed number of job seekers.
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.
A young student at the Technion Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel was expelled this past week after the University discovered he hacked into the email inboxes of several of his professors.
One of the Anonymous hackers who exposed the Steubenville High School rape case in 2012, was sentenced yesterday to two years in prison by a judge in Lexington, Kentucky.
The US is discussing new legislation that will allow victims of ongoing cyber-attacks to fight back against hackers by granting more powers to entities under attack in regards to the defensive measures they can take.
Eric Taylor, known online under the nickname of Cosmo the God, was sentenced on Friday last week to three years probation for a series of hacks the teenager committed in 2011 and 2012.