Hacker Sentenced To 30 Months In Prison For Stealing $15 million

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Lamar Taylor, 38, a hacker from state of Massachusetts has been sent to prison for 30 months for using stolen data in order to attempt hack attack on business accounts and steel $15 million. He will also pay a fine of $338,649. A press release from justice department shows that Taylor was part of a cyber crime group working [...]

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10-Year-Old Filipino Virtual Girl “Sweetie” Takes Pedophile To Prison In Australia

Sweetie: virtual girl presented itself to pedophiles on the internet as Filipino 10 years old

An Australian citizen Scott Robert Hansen, 37, was sentenced to one year in prison for keeping obscene conversations with children on the internet. Hansen was caught by Sweetie, a ten-year-old Filipino virtual girl. Sweetie is created and operated by Dutch rights group (Terre des Hommes TDH) staff from Amsterdam, Holland. The NGO used cameras and computers to create [...]

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FBI informant ordered LulzSec to Hack British Tabloid ‘The Sun’

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The FBI is in the midst of yet another controversy: it aided the Anonymous Lulzsec hacker in attacking the media empire of publisher Rupert Murdoch in 2011. The FBI turned a blind eye to the hacker-turned informant, Hector Xavier Monsegur a.k.a. Sabu, who targeted Murdoch’s media publications in July 2011, reported Motherboard. The sealed documents from [...]

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2013 Raises the watermark of cybercrime worldwide (In depth Analysis)

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The year 2013 provided us with many positive events: the birth of Prince George of Cambridge, Kasparov’s FIDE rating record was broken, the Higgs-Boson particle’s attributes were confirmed – around the same time a new Pope was announced, and many more. While some people were busy waiting in line for the iPhone 5c/s, other people [...]

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Chinese hacker arrested, charged with hacking Boeing and US fighter jet planes

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A Chinese businessman has been charged with hacking computers of high profile companies in the U.S. including Boeing and some with huge defense contacts. The intention behind breaching computers was to get hold of data on military and defense related contract including the latest fighter jets, according to reports. During a hearing at U.S. district Court in [...]

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Major US hedge firm hacked, trade secrets stolen by hackers

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BAE Systems Applied Intelligence alleged that criminals have invaded effectively a hedge fund. They delayed the trade and pinched profitable secrets from financial service sector. In two months, the anonymous US-based hedge fund has lost millions of dollars, due to this smart hack attempt. The hackers only stole information about high-speed and intricate trades from [...]

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Guccifer Hacker Who Hacked Bush and Colin Powell Sentenced to Four Years in Prison

Guccifer hacker who hacked AOL, Bush (sr) and Collin Powell arrested Romania

Guccifer, the hacker who gained notoriety for breaking into emails of the former US president George W. Bush, Gen. Colin Powell entertainment celebrities, some government officials, has been sentenced to seven years in jail by a Romanian court on Friday. The Romanian court convicted him for three years in prison for each account hacked and has merged [...]

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