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Chinese Red Cross hacker gets two years in jail

Chinese Red Cross hacker gets two years in jail

A Chinese man has been sentenced to two years in jail after hacking a Red Cross web site launched for the victims of China's recent earthquake.
Jul 15 2008 9:18AM
Former Samsung chairman facing jail

Former Samsung chairman facing jail

The former chairman of Samsung should be jailed for seven years, prosecutors in South Korea have told local media.
Jul 11 2008 9:19AM
Data breach bosses 'should go to jail'

Data breach bosses 'should go to jail'

A quarter of IT security professionals believe that heads of companies which suffer serious breaches of confidential consumer data should go to jail, a recent survey reveals..
Apr 9 2008 1:04PM
Pirate Bay four facing jail in Sweden

Pirate Bay four facing jail in Sweden

Four men who run file-sharing site The Pirate Bay have been charged with conspiring to break Swedish copyright law.

Feb 4 2008 3:11PM
Student hackers face 20 years in jail

Student hackers face 20 years in jail

Two students have been charged with hacking into the California State University database and changing their grades..
Nov 7 2007 7:29AM
'Spam king' given 30-year jail sentence

'Spam king' given 30-year jail sentence

Christopher Smith, the notorious "pharmacy spam king," has received a 30-year-jail sentence for running an illegal internet store that sold millions of dollars in prescription drugs.
Aug 7 2007 10:20AM
Censorship: Bloggers in jail

Censorship: Bloggers in jail

The web is not as free as you might think. In some countries, posting critical views online can cost you your freedom.
Jul 23 2007 4:05PM
Online community votes to jail Paris Hilton

Online community votes to jail Paris Hilton

Results of an online vote has come out three to one in favour of a custodial sentence for glamour-puss, Paris Hilton.
May 17 2007 10:23AM
Hacker faces jail for Trojan horse

Hacker faces jail for Trojan horse

Possible five years inside and US$250k fine.
Feb 26 2007 7:55AM
Sweden to jail DoS attackers

Sweden to jail DoS attackers

Up to two years behind bars for launching denial of service attacks.
Feb 23 2007 10:23AM
Dutch botnet gang facing jail

Dutch botnet gang facing jail

Network of zombie PCs accrued €60,000 ($99,000).
Jan 18 2007 9:35AM
California phisher faces century in jail for targeting AOL users

California phisher faces century in jail for targeting AOL users

A California man has been convicted of violating the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 for mass-emailing AOL users and requesting credit card information.
Jan 17 2007 6:17PM
Web journalists under increasing threat of jail

Web journalists under increasing threat of jail

Online hacks the fastest growing segment of imprisoned press.
Dec 11 2006 9:47AM
Fathers 4 Justice hacker spared jail

Fathers 4 Justice hacker spared jail

A security firm has criticised the UK courts for inconsistent sentencing of cyber-criminals after a Fathers 4 Justice campaigner who admitted hacking a website and distributing viruses was spared a jail sentence.
Nov 10 2006 9:50AM
Former CA chief receives 12-year jail sentence

Former CA chief receives 12-year jail sentence

Sanjay Kumar pleaded guilty in accounting scandal.
Nov 3 2006 9:49AM
Florida hacker faces two years in jail, $400,000 fine

Florida hacker faces two years in jail, $400,000 fine

The U.S. Department of Justice announced today that it charged a Florida man today in federal court for establishing a botnet from which he launched a denial of service attack on a Massachusetts technology firm.
Oct 25 2006 12:46AM
Convicted hacker sentenced to three years in jail

Convicted hacker sentenced to three years in jail

A California man was sentenced to three years in prison last week for hacking into thousands of PCs, including some within the U.S. Department of Defense.
Aug 29 2006 7:52PM
Kiwis jail first internet fraudster

Kiwis jail first internet fraudster

A New Zealand man has been jailed for nearly three years after he was found guilty of hacking the accounts of internet bank and auction site users.
May 31 2006 11:32AM
Iowa phisher gets 21 months in jail

Iowa phisher gets 21 months in jail

An Iowa man, guilty of using phishing schemes to dupe as many as 250 MSN customers into giving up their personal information, was sentenced Friday to 21 months in prison.
May 22 2006 8:48PM
Jail sentence for Malware writer not enough

Jail sentence for Malware writer not enough

A web poll of 275 PC users found 60 percent of respondents think the jail sentence dished out to Jeanson James Ancheta wasn’t long enough.
May 12 2006 3:09PM

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