An unnamed 16-year-old private schoolboy from Melbourne Australia, who reportedly appeared in Children's Court on Thursday, after he was arrested last year for allegedly breaching Apple's secure computer systems multiple times,
A Nigerian citizen last week was convicted in a Georgia federal court for his involvement in a $6 million phishing scheme targeting college and university staff members.
Sinking feeling: Hacktivist rescued by Disney cruise ship convicted for DDoS attacks against health facilities
It was not a fairy-tale ending in court yesterday for a criminal hacktivist who had to be rescued by a Disney Cruise ship in 2016, after attempting to flee to Cuba to escape charges of attacking two health care providers.
A federal judge in San Francisco scolded an FBI agent for the improper use of a stingray as well as an improper cellphone search.
A Russian national and gun activist today was indicted for acting as a Russian agent to develop relationships with U.S. persons and infiltrate organizations that influence American politics to benefit the Russian Federation, according to a criminal complaint unsealed Monday in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
Walmart Tuesday filed a patent for audio surveillance technology to record customers and employees to proposedly focus on minute details of the shopping and checkout.
A New Jersey woman who allegedly couldn't keep her hands to herself was formally charged in Los Angeles County on July 13 with hacking the email accounts of actress and singer Selena Gomez and her associate.
Two men charged with engaging in illegal financial trading using information found in hacked corporate press releases were both found guilty last Friday in a Brooklyn federal courtroom.
Charges include trying to damage property in a way that would harm national security, theft by an employee, activities to market defense material without a permit, and obstruction and interfering with computer material.
The New Zealand Court of Appeal has upheld a decision from a lower court in that country that found internet icon Kim Dotcom can be extradited to the United States to face a variety of intellectual property charges.
The UK government is establishing a specialized court complex in London where cybercrime cases will be heard, along with other civil and property related legal issues.
A Jewish hacker who was arrested last year on charges of sending hoax threats of violence to JCC facilities and other venues in the U.S. and around the world has been convicted in an Israeli district court, the Jerusalem Post and other news outlets have reported.
Europol this week announced the formation of a "Dark Web Team" specifically dedicated to investigating and shutting down underground internet marketplaces, with the assistance of law enforcement agencies and operational third-party partners throughout the European Union.
U.S. prosecutors filed an indictment yesterday for two alleged Syrian Electronic Army hacktivists who are accused of compromising news media websites and social media accounts in order to spread propaganda supporting the regime of Sryian president Bashar al-Assad.
Serbian authorities yesterday announced the arrest of a Belgrade man for his alleged affiliation with The Dark Overlord, a malicious cyber threat actor known for extorting U.S. schools, hospitals and entertainment companies, often after stealing their data or content.
Ruslans Bondars, 37, a of the former USSR who had been residing in Riga, Latvia, Wednesday was convicted of one count of conspiracy to violate the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, and one count of computer intrusion with intent to cause damage and aiding and abetting.
Singapore courts reportedly sentenced Singaporean student Devesh Logendran to 24 months of probation after he pleaded guilty to hacking an official NFL Twitter account and tweeting that Commissioner Roger Goodell had died.
The Russian government retaliated against the Telegram messaging app by filing a lawsuit that would stop or limit access to the app in that country after the company refused a request by the government to turn over its encryption keys to the FSB.
The U.S. successfully extradited accused Russian hacker Yevgeniy Nikulin from the Czech Republic last week, winning a political tug-of-war with Moscow, which sought to return him to his home country.
U.K. police tried DDoS style attacks to disrupt service on suspected drug dealer's phones in cases where they couldn't prosecute but were looking to interfere with the drug trade.
A Latvian national who at one point was the fifth most wanted cybercriminal in the U.S. pleaded guilty this week in federal court to supporting a scareware scheme targeting users of the Minneapolis Star Tribune's website.
What remains of the Andromeda botnet that was largely dismantled in a November 2017 global law enforcement operation will probably "slowly disappear" as remediation continues into 2018, predicted one cybersecurity company that assisted in the investigation.
Three men have pleaded guilty in federal court to charges related to the creation of the Mirai Internet of Things botnet malware, variants of which have been used in a series of debilitating distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks.
The suspect whom international authorities arrested in Belarus during a Nov. 29 operation to dismantle the Andromeda botnet has been identified with a high degree of certainty as Jarets Sergey Grigorevich - aka Ar3s, a high-profile cybercriminal and malware expert.
An international contingent of law-enforcement agencies on Friday dismantled the massive Andromeda malware botnet, sinkholing around 1,500 malicious domains and arresting a suspect in Belarus.
Already serving time for a previous conviction in federal court, Russian hacker Roman Seleznev was sentenced to an additional 14 years in prison after pleading guilty last September to racketeering and bank fraud.
The U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court has ruled that there is sufficient standing to proceed with a lawsuit that could require the court to publicly reveal the justifications behind the NSA's electronic surveillance program.