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Samsung board chairman jailed on union-busting charge
For sabotaging legitimate union activities.
Dec 18 2019 1:34PM
British Zynga hacker jailed for two years
Stole $11.4m of virtual chips.
Mar 22 2011 11:47AM
Cyber crime teens jailed in GhostMarket bust
Two teenagers have been jailed for their part in running a massive online cyber crime forum.
Mar 4 2011 6:36AM
Software engineer jailed over MI6 leaks
Secret files on USB.
Sep 6 2010 1:06PM
American jailed after assisting NZ hacker in botnet attack
An American who helped a New Zealand hacker has been sentenced to 90 days in prison and five years of probation.
Oct 23 2008 10:12AM
Pirated games businessman jailed for 15 months
A man who set up a business selling pirated games on consoles has been jailed for 15 months and fined US$415,900.
Aug 26 2008 3:20PM
Paedophile internet ‘librarian’ jailed indefinitely
A 27-year-old British man has been jailed indefinitely for acting as an online librarian for a child pornography win.
Aug 19 2008 11:32AM
AOL phisher sentenced to seven years
A 24-year-old, who admitted to phishing AOL users during a four-year period, has received seven years in prison.
Aug 15 2008 10:00AM
Ex-Microsoft manager jailed for $1m fraud
An ex-Microsoft programme manager who pleaded guilty in January to embezzling around US$1m has been sentenced to 22 months in jail for defrauding her employer.
Jul 22 2008 8:37AM
Woman jailed for hiring internet hit man
An Irish woman has been found guilty of hiring a hit man over the internet to kill her partner and his family.
Jul 12 2008 12:52PM
Four men are jailed in China for virus writing
Four men have been jailed in China for writing a virus that affected thousands of users worldwide.
Sep 25 2007 9:38AM
Two Dutch hackers jailed for online crime
Two hackers have been jailed in the Netherlands for infecting millions of computers with malware and stealing personal data, including credit card details, to purchase electronic goods.
Feb 2 2007 9:32AM
Russian bank chief jailed for identity theft
A Russian bank chief, who coordinated an international identity theft operation, has been jailed for six years.
Dec 20 2006 10:06AM
Chinese porn king jailed for life
Stiff penalty as Chinese authorities take firm stand against porn.
Nov 27 2006 9:56AM
Paedophile hacker jailed for 10 years
A paedophile who used internet chat rooms to hack into the computers of schoolgirls and blackmail them into sending explicit pictures of themselves was jailed for ten years yesterday.
Nov 10 2006 2:45PM
Zotob worm gang jailed in Morocco
Lengthy sentences for malware writers.
Sep 14 2006 10:22AM
Software pirates jailed in the US
The US Department of Justice has announced that two US-based software pirates were successfully prosecuted and sentenced to a total of 21 months in prison.
Jul 3 2006 9:20AM
Russian virus exchange creator jailed
Russian authorities have jailed a hacker who not only created his own malware, but ran two websites distributing more than 4,000 different computer viruses.
May 4 2006 9:45AM
Hacker jailed for bringing down millions of PCs
A hacker who stopped more than three million Spanish computer users from using the internet has been sentenced to two years in jail. Twenty-six-year-old Santiago Garrido used a computer worm to launch distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks after he was expelled from the popular "Hispano" IRC chat room for disobeying its rules.
Feb 8 2006 11:55AM
'Weaselboy' spammer jailed over £1.6M scam
A spammer who built up a £1.6 million ($2.75 million) fortune from his bedroom in his father's house was jailed for six years for fraud and other crimes.
Nov 17 2005 12:08PM
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