In a statement issued yesterday by the White House, President Barack Obama has ordered the expulsion of 35 Russian diplomats in response to multiple hacking incidents that took place during the recent US Presidential Election.
The US charged three Chinese nationals with hacking two New York law firms and stealing data from their email servers, which they later used to make a profit on the stock market.
David W. Kent pleaded guilty last week of hacking his former company to boost his current business, which he then tried to sell back to his former firm, together with the stolen data.
A Russian-speaking hacker has breached the servers of the US Election Assistance Commission (EAC) and is now selling access to these accounts.
An unknown hacker has stolen at least $300,000 in Augur and Ether cryptocurrency from Bo Shen, the founder of venture capital firm Fenbushi Capital, and one of the early adopters of many of today's cryptocurrencies.
A judge in New York has sentenced Dariusz J. Prugar, 32, of Syracuse, New York, to two years in prison for hacking his former employee, Pa Online, an internet service provider (ISP) formerly located in Enola, Pennsylvania.
A judge in Atlanta, Georgia, has sentenced Aaron James Glende, a hacker known as IcyEagle, to four years and two months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for selling access to stolen bank accounts and others, via the AlphaBay Dark Web marketplace.
Hackers are blackmailing the customers of a Liechtenstein bank, asking victims to send 10% of their funds to a Bitcoin address or have their bank accounts details exposed online, to the press, or the financial authority in the customer's country.
A Cardiff court has sentenced James Frazer-Mann, a 35-year-old man from Barry, the UK to a suspended sentence of 12 months, a fine of £530 ($660), and 180 hours of community service for hiring a hacker to go after his company's competition and a website where customers had criticized his service.
UK Interior Minister Amber Rudd signed today the extradition order for Lauri Love, one of the Anonymous hacktivists that have allegedly participated in a series of coordinated cyber-attacks following the suicide of Reddit co-founder and Internet hacktivist Aaron Schwartz.
US authorities have arrested Jonathan Powell, 29, of Phoenix, Arizona, for hacking over 1,000 email accounts for at least two US universities and attempting to hack email accounts for 75 other universities across the country.
A man has been arrested by officers from the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit as part of the investigation into the hack on VTech servers. As reported earlier this month, the personal information of close to 5 million parents and 200,000 children was accessed by a hacker who broke into VTech's servers.
In protest of the arrests of over 200 protesters at the Global Climate March in Paris, Anonymous has leaked account information for over 1,400 UN officials. This information includes login credentials, phone numbers, email address, and names.
A security breach in VTech has allowed a hacker to get the personal information of about 5 million parents and over 200,000 children. To make matters worse, it was discovered this weekend that picture's of children who use the VTech service and their text messages with their parents were obtained as well.