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Juvenile pleads guilty to infecting military, Sandia Laboratories PCs

Juvenile pleads guilty to infecting military, Sandia Laboratories PCs

A juvenile cohort of botmaster Jeanson James Ancheta pleaded guilty this week to using botnets to infect thousands of PCs, including those used by sensitive government agencies.
Feb 13 2008 11:39AM
Taiwan group guilty of 90 percent of Microsoft piracy

Taiwan group guilty of 90 percent of Microsoft piracy

Microsoft claims that a small group led by a recently jailed Taiwanese man was the source of almost all high quality pirated copies of its software up until his arrest in 2004.
Feb 5 2008 7:19AM
UK government guilty of data breaches on visa application site

UK government guilty of data breaches on visa application site

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has been found guilty of breaking data protection laws after a security lapse on a visa application website.
Nov 16 2007 10:22AM
Los Angeles botmaster faces 60 years in prison, US$1.75 million fine

Los Angeles botmaster faces 60 years in prison, US$1.75 million fine

A California man is facing a maximum of 60 years in prison and a US$1.75 million fine after agreeing to plead guilty to using botnets to steal PC users' personal and financial information.
Nov 13 2007 9:59AM
Four guilty of pump-and-dump spam scam

Four guilty of pump-and-dump spam scam

Gang pleads guilty to a pump-and-dump spam campaign that profited £10 million.
Sep 18 2007 4:09PM
AOL phisher pleads guilty in ID theft scheme

AOL phisher pleads guilty in ID theft scheme

A 23-year-old man accused of sending spam and phishing emails that targeted AOL subscribers pleaded guilty on Wednesday in a US court, the country's Department of Justice (DOJ) announced.
Aug 24 2007 10:37AM
Former police officers found guilty of hacking

Former police officers found guilty of hacking

Two former police officers have been convicted of hacking into computers as part of a private investigation service they conducted for wealthy clients.
Jun 29 2007 10:04AM
Duo found guilty of international spam campaign

Duo found guilty of international spam campaign

Two men have been found guilty for their part in an international spam gang, which bombarded internet users with explicit adult material.
Jun 27 2007 10:54AM
Guilty CAN-SPAMMER faces nearly six years in prison

Guilty CAN-SPAMMER faces nearly six years in prison

The Southern California man who was the first person convicted under the US CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 for operating a sophisticated "phishing scheme" has been sentenced to nearly six years in federal prison.
Jun 18 2007 10:25AM
Business Objects guilty of ‘willful infringement’

Business Objects guilty of ‘willful infringement’

SYDNEY - Claims made by Business Objects’ Australian managing director that Informatica has mislead its customers and the media regarding a patent infringement lawsuit between the two companies has been rejected by Informatica’s USA-based head office.
Jun 8 2007 1:41PM
Microsoft guilty of 'abusive' market tactics

Microsoft guilty of 'abusive' market tactics

European Competition Commissioner threatens Redmond again.
Mar 27 2007 1:41PM
US citizen pleads guilty to creating spyware and ID theft

US citizen pleads guilty to creating spyware and ID theft

A US citizen, who was charged with creating and distributing a Trojan horse intended to steal computer usernames and passwords, has pleaded guilty in court.
Feb 26 2007 12:53AM
HP PI pleads guilty to identity theft

HP PI pleads guilty to identity theft

A private investigator, hired by HP, pleaded guilty to charges of identity theft and conspiracy in the US on Friday.
Jan 15 2007 9:56AM
British man, 19, pleads guilty to email attack on former employer

British man, 19, pleads guilty to email attack on former employer

A British man pleaded guilty Wednesday to launching a DoS attack on his former employer's email server.
Aug 24 2006 3:19PM
Online gambler guilty of £1m theft

Online gambler guilty of £1m theft

Betting spree included poker, sports betting and online casinos.
Jul 12 2006 9:42AM
Former software piracy kingpen Ferrer cops guilty plea, settles with Justice Department

Former software piracy kingpen Ferrer cops guilty plea, settles with Justice Department

A former software piracy mogul pled guilty to copyright infringement on Friday as part of an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).
Jun 19 2006 5:38PM
Zombie hacker pleads guilty to hospital infection

Zombie hacker pleads guilty to hospital infection

A U.S. man has pleaded guilty of creating a zombie network of 50,000 computers to launch a devastating attack against a Seattle hospital.
May 8 2006 10:07AM
Hacker found guilty of probing tsunami website

Hacker found guilty of probing tsunami website

A British security professional has been convicted of gaining unauthorized access to the website set up last December to handle charitable donations for the Asian tsunami.
Oct 6 2005 5:46PM
Venezuelan pleads guilty to U.S. military hack

Venezuelan pleads guilty to U.S. military hack

A 26-year-old Venezuelan pleaded guilty last week to hacking into a U.S. military computer.
Aug 2 2005 10:43AM
Guilty plea for 'patriotic' defacer

Guilty plea for 'patriotic' defacer

A Californian has pleaded guilty to hacking into Government computers and defacing websites. Robert Lyttle, 21, of Pleasant Hill, admitted five counts of computer violation earlier this month.
Mar 24 2005 11:57AM

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