Researchers at Trend Micro found that attackers were targeting Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) servers to execute malicious code and an IRC bot.
Gottfrid Svartholm Warg was found guilty of hacking an IT service provider in Denmark. This is his second court case for illegally accessing data.
Christian Lacroix, who famously hacked Paris Hilton's phone and Burger King's Twitter account was sentenced for breaking into Bristol Community College computers.
An Estonian man, Sergei Tsurikov, was sentenced Friday after helping to steal over $9.4 million from payment processor RBS WorldPay in 2008.
Nicholas Rotundo was taken into custody by federal agents for blackmailing a female college student by threatening to post her nude images on a revenge porn website.
A federal court shut down Pairsys at the request of the Federal Trade Commission.
Aleksi Kolarov was a vendor on Shadowcrew.com, an online cybercrime marketplace that sold stolen credit and bank cards and caused millions of dollars in damages.
Speaking at a National Association of State Attorneys General conference, ISA's Larry Clinton asked the AGs to step up efforts to get more resources.
Kristin Nyunt of Monterey, Calif., is charged with two counts of illegal wiretapping and possession of illegal interception devices and faces a sentence of up to five years in prison.
Fraud managers have the thorny task of safeguarding their organizations and its customers against fraudsters. New best practices in online fraud detection (OFD) have emerged that advocate a "five layer model."
David Barnhouse was sentenced to 18 months in prison after he hacked into a neighbor's Verizon FiOS router to post a bomb threat on a Pennsylvania mall's website.
Lamar Taylor was sentenced in New Jersey this past week for allegedly participating in a cybercrime scheme that accounted for more than $15 million.
A report details the three most commonly exploited Java bugs affecting users.
Jaime Estrada was sentenced to nine months in prison and was ordered to pay a $10,000 fine.
Roman Seleznev is now charged in a 40-count indictment brought by a federal grand jury in Seattle.
The company said it fell victim to a phishing email campaign that spread ransomware.
A new study from the Ponemon Institute found that the cost of cybercrime continued its upward trend this year with attackers deploying more complex attacks.
The group has infected more than 500,000 unique systems with Qbot malware and has sniffed conversations, including account credentials, for roughly 800,000 online banking transactions.
Another wave of celebrity nude images hit the internet on Sunday just days after Google took action to remove some of the previously leaked photos.
John Gordon Baden is wanted for stealing thousands of people's personal information and using it to make fraudulent purchases.
Hammad Akbar created StealthGenie, which allowed the purchaser to secretly monitor a cell phone's communications.
The young men allegedly used SQL injection and stolen logins to gain access to systems at various companies and steal their intellectual property.
A slide of a card at a POS system sure is convenient, but given last year's Target data theft and recent headlines about the Home Depot breach, some are questioning the safety of transactions.
Cybercriminals are primarily after patient data as it really gets them more money.
The retailer's massive breach has spawned multiple lawsuits and reports of fraudulent transactions.
Maxim Chukharev pleaded guilty in federal court to charges stemming from his role in Liberty Reserve's ascent to bank of choice for underworld criminals.
Trendon T. Shavers pocketed more than $101 million after convincing Bitcoin owners to invest in his phony firm.
A new report from the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee found that multiple successful attempts were made to access and steal information from contractors' systems, and often times, the government didn't know it happened.
Two men were arrested for stealing money from victims' bank accounts after sending malicious emails offering a romantic gift.
The suspect, Godswill Oyegwa Uyoyou, conspired with others to hack bank systems and divert 6.28 billion Naira to mule accounts.