Tag: arrest

NSW Police makes 29th arrest in Liberty Reserve fraud ring 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Sydney man charged over $139,000 theft.
 
Phisher sentenced gets four years prison 
By Marcos Colon | Dec 20, 2013 | Comment Now 
Targeted students in the UK.
 
Student sentenced for uni exam hack 
By Marcos Colon | Dec 19, 2013 | Comment Now 
The 24-year-old graduate of the University of Michigan was not successful in his attack, but he paid hackers $6,000 to aid him.
 
Suspected operator of 'revenge porn' site charged with identity theft 
By Marcos Colon | Dec 13, 2013 | Comment Now 
A 27-year-old California man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly owning and operating ugotposted.com, a "revenge porn" site that made him money through extortion.
 
ZeroAccess taken down 
By Adam Greenberg | Dec 9, 2013 | Comment Now 
Microsoft announced on Thursday that its Digital Crimes Unit - in conjunction with the FBI, Europol's EC3 and technology companies such as A10 Networks - has disrupted a botnet ...
 
BlackHole gang prosecuted 
By Danielle Walker | Dec 9, 2013 | Comment Now 
Ruskies pounce on Paunch.
 
Pirate Bay co-founder to be extradited on hacking charges 
By Ashley Carman | Nov 25, 2013 | Comment Now 
New hacking allegations against Gottfrid Svartholm Warg.
 
LinkedIn scammers locked up 
By Tim Ring | Nov 21, 2013 | Comment Now 
New scam of an attractive woman emerges.
 
Card-skimming scheme lasted nearly two months 
By Marcos Colon | Nov 21, 2013 | Comment Now 
Letter reveals details.
 
Six arrested in $48m global cybercrime heist 
Nov 19, 2013 | Comment Now 
Face up to 7.5 years jail time.
 
Hacktivist Hammond sentenced to 10 years for Stratfor breach 
By Danielle Walker | Nov 17, 2013 | Comment Now 
Follows a year and a half in solitary confinement.
 
AFP arrests 65 in 'world's largest' child porn bust 
 
Tor rats busted 
By Marcos Colon | Oct 31, 2013 | Comment Now 
Malware generated $1.4 million.
 
FBI arrests US man for stealing Cisco kit 
By Adam Greenberg | Oct 29, 2013 | Comment Now 
Nabbed loads of networking gear.
 
Reveton ransomware switches exploit kits from BlackHole to WhiteHole 
By Danielle Walker | Oct 10, 2013 | Comment Now 
But author's arrest to have a 'negligible impact' on the black market.
 
London teen nabbed for net's largest DDoS 
By Marcos Colon | Sep 30, 2013 | Comment Now 
Spamhaus attacker arrested.
 
Social engineers steal $2.2 million from Barclays bank using KVM device 
 
FBI arrests hacker with possible Anonymous links 
By Adam Greenberg | Sep 19, 2013 | Comment Now 
Brute force attack caused $10,000 in damages, officials say.
 
Feds pounce on $50k-a-month botnet theft ring 
By Adam Greenberg | Sep 18, 2013 | Comment Now 
A 19-year-old Argentinean man was arrested and charged with running a botnet that stole funds from gaming and money transfer sites.
 
Teenager busted for running $50,000-a-month botnet 
By Adam Greenberg | Sep 18, 2013 | Comment Now 
Cops open 'Operation Zombie'.
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