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Man charged over medical college database theft

Man charged over medical college database theft

A 46-year-old man has been charged with stealing the membership database held at the American College of Physicians (ACP) in Philadelphia.
Jul 25 2006 12:31PM
N.H. man settles spyware suit with Washington state, pays $2,000

N.H. man settles spyware suit with Washington state, pays $2,000

A New Hampshire man who used the Microsoft name in advertisements to trick customers into purchasing ineffective spyware software reached a settlement this week with Washington state.
Jun 8 2006 10:08PM
New York man settles with Washington State in spyware case

New York man settles with Washington State in spyware case

A New York man who allowed his name to be used as an alias in business conducted by a company accused of violating Washington state’s computer spyware law has reached a settlement with the state attorney general’s office.
May 9 2006 10:07PM
DOJ snags San Diego man for USC breach

DOJ snags San Diego man for USC breach

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced yesterday that it charged a San Diego man for hacking into the University of Southern California’s student application system and accessing personal records.
Apr 21 2006 9:45PM
Oregon man fined 84K under Washington anti-spyware law

Oregon man fined 84K under Washington anti-spyware law

An Oregon man was fined $84,000 for fraudulently marketing anti-spyware software on the internet.
Apr 19 2006 7:33PM
Our man in cyberspace

Our man in cyberspace

Against a backdrop of spooks, geeks and hackers, former NSA man Ira Winkler paints a dark picture of the modern hacker to Ron Condon
Nov 10 2005 3:24PM
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
San Fran man faces can after laptop raid

San Fran man faces can after laptop raid

A San Franciscan has been arrested after selling a laptop containing personal information of nearly 100,000 Berkeley University students.
Sep 16 2005 3:33PM
Our man in cyberspace

Our man in cyberspace

Against a backdrop of spooks, geeks and hackers, former NSA man Ira Winkler paints a dark picture of the modern hacker to Ron Condon
Sep 5 2005 2:45PM
Iowa man accused of phishing scam

Iowa man accused of phishing scam

A 22-year-old man from Davenport, Iowa, has been charged with 75 counts of wire fraud in connection with a phishing scheme targeting Microsoft customers.
Aug 24 2005 1:36AM
Lovelorn man hacks Thai gov website

Lovelorn man hacks Thai gov website

A Indonesian hacker broke into an official website of the Thai governement and left love notes for his girlfriend over the weekend.
Aug 8 2005 10:51AM
Man accused of "world's biggest hack" fights extradition

Man accused of "world's biggest hack" fights extradition

The man accused of the world’s biggest hack began extradition charges yesterday in a bid to stay out of the clutches of U.S. law.
Jul 28 2005 12:02PM
Court stops spam man

Court stops spam man

A federal court in Perth, Western Australia, has issued interim injunctions under the Spam Act against Clarity1 Pty Ltd and its managing director Wayne Mansfield to stop them from sending unsolicited emails.
Jul 21 2005 2:39PM
Australian man faces multi-million dollar spam fine

Australian man faces multi-million dollar spam fine

An Australian man faces a multi-million dollar fine after being accused of sending 56 million spam emails. The charges are the first to be bought under that country's stringent anti-spam laws.
Jun 24 2005 11:29AM
Man in Japan canned for spam

Man in Japan canned for spam

A Japanese man has been arrested in his country’s first spam case.
May 17 2005 11:41AM
NSW man charged over child porn

NSW man charged over child porn

A man will appear in court next month over child pornography charges, following a search and seizure of photo albums and computer hard drives from a house in Newcastle.
Apr 29 2005 11:28AM
Gobbledegeek stumps the common man

Gobbledegeek stumps the common man

Millions of computer users are baffled by incomprehensible jargon used to define online risks, a new report claims.
Apr 4 2005 5:08PM
Ex-AOL man pleads guilty to selling 92 million email addresses

Ex-AOL man pleads guilty to selling 92 million email addresses

A former employee of AOL has pleaded guilty to stealing 92 million email addresses from the ISP's databases.
Feb 8 2005 12:54PM
Spanish man arrested on webcam hacking charge

Spanish man arrested on webcam hacking charge

Spanish police have arrested a 37-year-old man in connection with writing and distributing a trojan which hijacks unsuspecting users' webcams.
Jan 19 2005 1:25PM
Man pleads guilty to creating Blaster variant

Man pleads guilty to creating Blaster variant

A 19-year-old Minnesota man accused of creating a variant of last year's devastating Blaster worm pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Seattle Wednesday.
Aug 13 2004 4:57AM

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