Over 45,000 users have left one-star reviews on a company's Facebook page after the business reported a security researcher to police and had him arrested in the middle of the night instead of fixing a reported bug.
A 29-year-old man pleaded guilty in court on Friday to hijacking over 900,000 routers from the network of Deutsche Telekom, according to several reports in the German press.
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) unsealed an indictment on Monday against two Iranian nationals accused of hacking a US company and stealing software used in ammunition design.
An unknown hacker has taken over the official website of the CoinDash platform and modified an Ethereum wallet address during the company's ICO (Initial Coin Offering).
An unknown hacker has hijacked the radio frequency of a UK radio station to play an obscene song eight times during the past month, according to the radio station's manager who recently revealed the hacks in an interview with BBC Radio.
A new tool is making the rounds on the criminal underground. Called Katyusha Scanner, this is a hybrid between a classic SQL injection (SQLi) vulnerability scanner and Anarchi Scanner, an open-source penetration testing tool.
Eddie Tipton, 54, admitted to creating malware in the form of a DLL file, which he loaded on the secure computers of the Multi-State Lottery Association (MSLA), a company that runs lotteries in 33 states, but also in the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Deep Hosting — a Dark Web hosting service — admitted yesterday to suffering a major security incident during which "some sites have been exported."
A judge in Moscow sentenced today Vladimir Anikeyev, the ringleader of a Russian hacking group known as Shaltai Boltai (Russian for "Humpty Dumpty") to two years in prison.
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.