Joshuah Witt, 35, the final member of a Seattle crime ring that combined hacking with old-fashioned breaking-and-entering, has been sentenced to just under eight years in federal prison, federal prosecutors announced Friday.
Victories in the fight against cybercrime, from indictments and arrests to asset recovery, should be celebrated, even if there are not yet enough of them.
Three men in their 30s used low- and high-tech means to install malware to steal banking credentials and credit numbers from dozens of businesses, according to federal prosecutors.
Sign up to our newsletters
SC Magazine Articles
- Anonymous hacks, 'Rickrolls' ISIS
- IBM, Oracle, Cisco certification manager breached, info accessed
- Hilton Worldwide confirms malware on POS targeted payment card info
- Algebraic Eraser, the algorithm running the 'Internet of Things' is broken...again
- Sony hackers remained hidden for months due to a new toolset: Damballa