Pakistani Man Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison for Massive ATM Cards Hacking

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A Pakistani man identified as Imran Elahi has been sentenced to 18 months in prison by Brooklyn federal court for participating and supporting a multimillion-dollar ATM heists targeting debit card processors. Reuters reports that Imran admitted his role of dispersing debit card numbers to criminals who further cashed out around $9-million (€6.9-million) heist against RBS WorldPay in 2009. The effected MasterCard [...]

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Facebook Friendship: 13 year old boy rescued after being kidnapped by a fake Facebook friend

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According to police authorities, a teenager in Karachi who was kidnapped by a fake friend on Facebook has been rescued. The kidnapped boy only aged 13 years old and was tempted by the kidnapper to meet him. The criminal gang became his online friend and arranged for a meeting in which he was abducted for [...]

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Pakistani Hacker to be Extradited from UK to US Over Hacking

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A Pakistani student in UK will be extradited to the US from UK over computer hacking allegations stemming from an FBI sting operation.    The 24 years old student identified as Usman Ahzaz, was admitted to a university in Britain in order to get a degree in information systems and computing failed the bid to avoid extradition from Britain to the United Stated. The hacker [...]

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Internet Cafe Operator Arrested for Allegedly Hacking Indonesian Presidential Website

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Earlier I updated you regarding a successful hacking attack on Indonesian Presidential website by Jember Hacker Team. Today the Indonesian police has arrested an Internet cafe operator from the East Java district of Jember for allegedly hacking the presidential website.  The 22 years old, Wildan Yani Ashari is an Indonesian citizen who works at an Internet cafe as an operator. The cafe is [...]

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Sony fined £250000 for PlayStation Security Breach in 2011

Sony fined £250000 for PlayStation Security Breach in 2011

UK authorities have fined Sony PlayStation with a fine of $400,000 on the charges of breaching passwords of several users in the year 2011. But, Sony since the induction of the fine has been facing losses/expenditures far greater than $400,000. According to them, only the insurance of their systems and staff costs $171M which has become difficult [...]

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