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 Ohio court sentenced yesterday four high-ranking TERiX executives for their role in a pirating scheme through which they stole and resold Sun and Oracle firmware patches. Three of the four execs received prison sentences.
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.
Ukrainian authorities have sentenced two individuals —a man and a woman— to five years suspended sentences for launching DDoS attacks and running a DDoS extortion scheme.
A judge has sentenced a former high school principal from Kentucky to nine years in prison on child pornography charges after the man admitted to seizing students' phones, searching for nude photos, and uploading some images online.
A UK court has sentenced a 19-year-old teenager to eight years in prison for buying a car bomb on the Dark Web with the intention of killing his parents.
A UK court has sentenced a Barclays bank employee to six years and four months in prison for helping members of the Dridex cyber-criminal network launder over £2.5 million, which is approximately $3.33 million at today's exchange rate.
A Michigan man pleaded guilty last week to hacking the computer network of the Washtenaw County Jail, where he modified inmate records in an attempt to have an inmate released early.
A glitch in the Louisville Metro Department of Corrections (LMDC) computer system kept an inmate in prison for five extra months. Human error was also involved.
A Pittsburgh judge sentenced a malware dev to two years probation and no prison time for his involvement with a spam botnet.
An Arizona court sentenced a local man to four years of federal probation after what the judge described as a "one-time lapse in judgment" when the man redirected a company's website to a gay porn portal after a failed extortion attempt.
Chinese authorities have sentenced a young man to nine months in prison for setting up a website for selling VPN software to Chinese users.
Francis Rawls, a former Philadelphia cop, will remain in jail for refusing to decrypt a hard drive federal investigators found in his home two years ago during a child abuse investigation.
Daniel Kaye, a 29-year-old hacker known under the nicknames of BestBuy and Popopret, will appear in a UK court today to face hacking charges related to his activity as master of one of the biggest Mirai botnets ever assembled.
Jason Needham, 45, of Arlington, Tennessee was sentenced last week to 18 months in prison and two years of supervised release for hacking his former company's FTP server and the email account of one of his former colleagues.
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.
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.
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.