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CoinVault Ransomware Authors Sentenced to 240 Hours of Community Service

CoinVault Ransomware Authors Sentenced to 240 Hours of Community Service
July 26, 2018Mohit Kumar
Almost three years after the arrest of two young Dutch brothers, who pleaded guilty to their involvement in creating and distributing Coin...

21-Year-Old Woman Charged With Hacking Selena Gomez's Email Account

21-Year-Old Woman Charged With Hacking Selena Gomez's Email Account
July 17, 2018Wang Wei
A 21-year-old New Jersey woman has been charged with hacking into the email accounts of pop star and actress Selena Gomez, stealing her p...

21-Year-Old Creator of LuminosityLink Hacking Tool Pleads Guilty

21-Year-Old Creator of LuminosityLink Hacking Tool Pleads Guilty
July 16, 2018Mohit Kumar
As it was speculated that the author of LuminosityLink RAT was arrested last year, a plea agreement made available to the public today co...

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...

Police Shut Down World's Biggest 'DDoS-for-Hire' Service–Admins Arrested

Police Shut Down World's Biggest 'DDoS-for-Hire' Service–Admins Arrested
April 25, 2018Mohit Kumar
In a major hit against international cybercriminals, the Dutch police have taken down the world's biggest DDoS-for-hire service that ...

Russian Hacker Who Allegedly Hacked LinkedIn and Dropbox Extradited to US

Russian Hacker Who Allegedly Hacked LinkedIn and Dropbox Extradited to US
March 30, 2018Mohit Kumar
A Russian man accused of hacking LinkedIn , Dropbox , and Formspring in 2012 and possibly compromising personal details of over 100 milli...

British Hacker 'Lauri Love' will not be extradited to US, Court Rules

British Hacker 'Lauri Love' will not be extradited to US, Court Rules
February 05, 2018Swati Khandelwal
British citizen and hacker Lauri Love, who was accused of hacking into United States government websites, will not be extradited to stand...

15-Year-Old Schoolboy Posed as CIA Chief to Hack Highly Sensitive Information

15-Year-Old Schoolboy Posed as CIA Chief to Hack Highly Sensitive Information
January 19, 2018Mohit Kumar
Remember " Crackas With Attitude "? A notorious pro-Palestinian hacking group behind a series of embarrassing hacks against U...

LeakedSource Founder Arrested for Selling 3 Billion Stolen Credentials

LeakedSource Founder Arrested for Selling 3 Billion Stolen Credentials
January 16, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Canadian authorities have arrested and charged an Ontario man for operating a website that collected 'stolen' personal identity r...

Fourth Fappening Hacker Admits to Stealing Celebrity Pics From iCloud Accounts

Fourth Fappening Hacker Admits to Stealing Celebrity Pics From iCloud Accounts
January 13, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Almost three years after the massive leakage of high-profile celebrities' nude photos—well known as " The Fappening " or &q...

Two Romanians Charged With Hacking Police CCTV Cameras Before Trump Inauguration

Two Romanians Charged With Hacking Police CCTV Cameras Before Trump Inauguration
December 28, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Remember how some cybercriminals shut down most of Washington D.C. police's security cameras for four days ahead of President Donald...

Romanian Police Arrest 5 People for Spreading CTB Locker and Cerber Ransomware

Romanian Police Arrest 5 People for Spreading CTB Locker and Cerber Ransomware
December 20, 2017Mohit Kumar
Romanian police have arrested five individuals suspected of infecting tens of thousands of computers across Europe and the United States ...

Young Hacker, Who Took Over Jail Network to Get Friend Released Early, Faces Prison

Young Hacker, Who Took Over Jail Network to Get Friend Released Early, Faces Prison
December 04, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Well, " a friend in need is a friend indeed " goes a long way, but in this case, this phrase hardly makes any sense. A 27-yea...

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...

'LeakTheAnalyst' Hacker Who Claimed to Have Hacked FireEye Arrested

'LeakTheAnalyst' Hacker Who Claimed to Have Hacked FireEye Arrested
November 02, 2017Wang Wei
Remember the hacker who claimed to have breached FireEye late July this year? That alleged hacker has been arrested and taken into custod...

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...

FBI Arrests Another Hacker Who Visited United States to Attend a Conference

FBI Arrests Another Hacker Who Visited United States to Attend a Conference
August 24, 2017Mohit Kumar
The FBI has arrested a Chinese citizen for allegedly distributing malware used in the 2015 massive OPM breach that resulted in the theft...

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...

Bitcoin Exchange Operator Arrested For $4 Billion Money Laundering Scheme

Bitcoin Exchange Operator Arrested For $4 Billion Money Laundering Scheme
July 27, 2017Mohit Kumar
Greek  police have arrested a Russian man who is believed to have been the operator of the popular BTC-e Bitcoin exchange on charges of l...

British Hacker Admits Using Mirai Botnet to DDoS Deutsche Telekom

British Hacker Admits Using Mirai Botnet to DDoS Deutsche Telekom
July 24, 2017Mohit Kumar
An unnamed 29-year-old man, named by authorities as "Daniel K.," pleaded guilty in a German court on Friday to charges related to ...