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Suspected phishing gang arrested in Germany

Suspected phishing gang arrested in Germany

Ten people have been arrested in Germany under suspicion of carrying out an international phishing scam, sources revealed today.
Sep 17 2007 10:07AM
Mobile virus writer arrested in Spain

Mobile virus writer arrested in Spain

Alleged malware author picked up in Valencia.
Jun 26 2007 12:54PM
Suspected mobile virus writer arrested in Spain

Suspected mobile virus writer arrested in Spain

A man suspected of creating and spreading a mobile phone virus has been arrested by police in Spain, according to reports.
Jun 26 2007 11:02AM
Global online child porn ring smashed

Global online child porn ring smashed

Four Australians arrested and a further two people are facing court after an international operation.
Jun 19 2007 10:04AM
Spyware-aided hackers in US$300 000 online bank robbery in Turkey

Spyware-aided hackers in US$300 000 online bank robbery in Turkey

Turkish police have arrested 17 people who allegedly hacked into internet banking accounts and stole US$300,000.
Feb 16 2007 3:34PM
US students arrested for fake snow day announcement on high school website

US students arrested for fake snow day announcement on high school website

Two students at an Ohio high school were arrested last week and accused of illegally accessing their school district website to announce an unauthorised snow day.
Feb 13 2007 6:41AM
Korean super-spammers arrested

Korean super-spammers arrested

Duo accused of sending 1.6 billion spam emails.
Jan 31 2007 9:25AM
Korean duo arrested for allegedly sending billions of spam emails

Korean duo arrested for allegedly sending billions of spam emails

Two South Korean men have been arrested on suspicion of sending 1.6 billion spam emails, in what police describe as one of the biggest spam campaigns in the country's history.
Jan 31 2007 8:38AM
New Jersey duo arrested for changing grades with unauthorised network access

New Jersey duo arrested for changing grades with unauthorised network access

A student and a recent graduate of a US high school in New Jersey have been charged with using unauthorised access privileges to change students' grades.
Jan 11 2007 5:35PM
Hacker crew that attacked NASA websites arrested in Chile

Hacker crew that attacked NASA websites arrested in Chile

Four men - part of what authorities have called one of the world's most successful hacking gangs - have been arrested in Chile.
Nov 8 2006 6:15PM
Suspected phishing gang arrested in Europe and US

Suspected phishing gang arrested in Europe and US

A gang suspected of carrying out a phishing attack on the credit card company, Capital One, have been arrested in Europe and the US.
Nov 3 2006 2:11PM
Nigerian email scam-master arrested

Nigerian email scam-master arrested

Police in Nigeria have arrested the suspected ringleader of an email scam that stole up to $2 million.
Aug 7 2006 12:38PM
Private eye, about to address hacker conference, arrested

Private eye, about to address hacker conference, arrested

FBI agents arrested a private investigator over the weekend as he was preparing to address a hacker conference in New York City, several media outlets reported today.
Jul 24 2006 9:36PM
Vietnamese DDos attacker arrested

Vietnamese DDos attacker arrested

A Vietnamese man accused of launching a large-scale distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack against a commercial website was arrested by local authorities.
May 3 2006 12:48PM
College student arrested for spam

College student arrested for spam

A California college student has been arrested for allegedly trying to steal the personal information of about 30,000 people through a false phishing email from eBay.
Mar 9 2006 9:17PM
Botnet man arrested

Botnet man arrested

The FBI has arrested a 20-year-old man after he created a botnet of more than 400,000 infected machines, installing adware on them and making $60,000. As a side business the man was also alleged to have sold access to the botnet to spammers.
Nov 4 2005 2:48PM
Pair arrested in Zotob worm case

Pair arrested in Zotob worm case

Authorities in Morocco and Turkey have arrested two men suspected of creating and distributing the Zotob and Mytob worms.
Aug 26 2005 8:35PM
Hundreds arrested in Nigerian scam clampdown

Hundreds arrested in Nigerian scam clampdown

Nigerian anti-419 squads have recovered cash and assets worth more than $700 million in the last year.
Aug 9 2005 10:06AM
310  arrested in mammoth 419 scam manhunt

310 arrested in mammoth 419 scam manhunt

Over 300 people have been arrested in Spain in a massive 419 manhunt.
Jul 22 2005 12:11PM
US military super-hacker arrested in UK

US military super-hacker arrested in UK

A man suspected of committing one of history’s biggest military computer hacks has been arrested by extradition forces.
Jun 8 2005 12:31PM

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