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Real Identity of Hacker Who Sold LinkedIn, Dropbox Databases Revealed

Real Identity of Hacker Who Sold LinkedIn, Dropbox Databases Revealed
November 20, 2018Swati Khandelwal
The real identity of Tessa88—the notorious hacker tied to several high-profile cyber attacks including the LinkedIn , DropBox and MySpace ...

Two TalkTalk hackers jailed for 2015 data breach that cost it £77 million

Two TalkTalk hackers jailed for 2015 data breach that cost it £77 million
November 20, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Two hackers have been sent to prison for their roles in hacking TalkTalk , one of the biggest UK-based telecommunications company, in 201...

Accused CIA Leaker Faces New Charges of Leaking Information From Prison

Accused CIA Leaker Faces New Charges of Leaking Information From Prison
November 01, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Joshua Adam Schulte , a 30-year-old former CIA computer programmer who was indicted over four months ago  for masterminding the largest leak...

Mirai Botnet Creators Helping FBI Fight Cybercrime to Stay Out of Jail

Mirai Botnet Creators Helping FBI Fight Cybercrime to Stay Out of Jail
September 19, 2018Mohit Kumar
Three young hackers who were sentenced late last year for creating and spreading the notorious Mirai botnet are now helping the FBI to in...

U.S. Charges North Korean Spy Over WannaCry and Sony Pictures Hack

U.S. Charges North Korean Spy Over WannaCry and Sony Pictures Hack
September 06, 2018Swati Khandelwal
The U.S. Department of Justice announces criminal charges against a North Korean government spy in connection with the 2017 global Wanna...

3 Carbanak (FIN7) Hackers Charged With Stealing 15 Million Credit Cards

3 Carbanak (FIN7) Hackers Charged With Stealing 15 Million Credit Cards
August 01, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Three members of one of the world's largest cybercrime organizations that stole over a billion euros from banks across the world ove...

Man Who Hacked Jail Systems to Release His Friend Early Gets 7-Years in Prison

Man Who Hacked Jail Systems to Release His Friend Early Gets 7-Years in Prison
April 30, 2018Mohit Kumar
Remember a young hacker who hacked jail systems in an attempt to release his prison inmate early? Well, that hacker will now be joinin...

Suspected 'Big Bitcoin Heist' Mastermind Fled to Sweden On Icelandic PM's Plane

Suspected 'Big Bitcoin Heist' Mastermind Fled to Sweden On Icelandic PM's Plane
April 18, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Remember the " Big bitcoin heist " we reported last month when a group of thieves stole around 600 powerful bitcoin mining devi...

Uber Paid 20-Year-Old Florida Hacker $100,000 to Keep Data Breach Secret

Uber Paid 20-Year-Old Florida Hacker $100,000 to Keep Data Breach Secret
December 06, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Last year, Uber received an email from an anonymous person demanding money in exchange for the stolen user database. It turns out that ...

After 27-Year Sentence, Russian Hacker Faces Another 14 Years in Prison

After 27-Year Sentence, Russian Hacker Faces Another 14 Years in Prison
December 01, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Roman Valerevich Seleznev , the son of a prominent Russian lawmaker who's already facing a 27-year prison sentence in the United Stat...

U.S. Charges Three Chinese Hackers for Hacking Siemens, Trimble & Moody

U.S. Charges Three Chinese Hackers for Hacking Siemens, Trimble & Moody
November 27, 2017Wang Wei
The United States Justice Department has charged three Chinese nationals for allegedly hacking Moody's Analytics economist, German el...

Dark-Web Drug Dealer Arrested After He Travelled US for World Beard Championships

Dark-Web Drug Dealer Arrested After He Travelled US for World Beard Championships
September 28, 2017Mohit Kumar
United States authorities arrested suspected dark web drug kingpin late last month while he was travelling from his base in France to the...

Hacker Who Hacked US Spy Chief, FBI & CIA Director Gets 5-Year in Prison

Hacker Who Hacked US Spy Chief, FBI & CIA Director Gets 5-Year in Prison
September 08, 2017Wang Wei
Remember " Crackas With Attitude "? The hacking group behind a series of embarrassing hacks that targeted personal email acco...

Easy-to-Use Apps Allow Anyone to Create Android Ransomware Within Seconds

Easy-to-Use Apps Allow Anyone to Create Android Ransomware Within Seconds
August 24, 2017Swati Khandelwal
"Ransomware" threat is on the rise, and cyber criminals are making millions of dollars by victimizing as many people as they ca...

Corrupt Federal Agent, Who Stole Bitcoins From Silk Road, Pleads Guilty To Money Laundering

Corrupt Federal Agent, Who Stole Bitcoins From Silk Road, Pleads Guilty To Money Laundering
August 16, 2017Swati Khandelwal
A former the United States Secret Service agent who stole hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of Bitcoins during an investigation int...

Ukrainian Man Arrested For Distributing NotPetya Ransomware And Helping Tax Evaders

Ukrainian Man Arrested For Distributing NotPetya Ransomware And Helping Tax Evaders
August 10, 2017Mohit Kumar
Ukrainian authorities have arrested a 51-year-old man accused of distributing the infamous Petya ransomware (Petya.A, also known as NotP...

Marcus Hutchins (MalwareTech) Gets $30,000 Bail, But Can't Leave United States

Marcus Hutchins (MalwareTech) Gets $30,000 Bail, But Can't Leave United States
August 04, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Marcus Hutchins, the malware analyst who helped stop global Wannacry menace , has reportedly pleaded not guilty to charges of creating an...

How Hackers Cash Out Thousands of Bitcoins Received in Ransomware Attacks

How Hackers Cash Out Thousands of Bitcoins Received in Ransomware Attacks
July 27, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Digital currencies have emerged as a favourite tool for hackers and cyber criminals, as digital currency transactions are nearly anonymou...

Creator of NanoCore RAT Pleads Guilty to Aiding CyberCriminals

Creator of NanoCore RAT Pleads Guilty to Aiding CyberCriminals
July 26, 2017Swati Khandelwal
A programmer who was arrested in March this year—not because he hacked someone, but because he created and distributed a remote access softw...

Gang Behind Fireball Malware that Infected 250 Million PCs Busted by Police

Gang Behind Fireball Malware that Infected 250 Million PCs Busted by Police
July 25, 2017Mohit Kumar
Chinese authorities have recently initiated a crackdown on the operators of a massive adware campaign that infected around 250 Million co...
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