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Authorities Arrest Man Over Stock Exchange Attack

August 22, 2011 Added by:Headlines

Authorities in Hong Kong have arrested a man on suspicion of conducting a cyber attack against the Hong Kong Exchange (HKEx) nearly two weeks ago. The man was detained late last week and police seized five computers, several mobile phones, and other items, according to reports...

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Man Gets Eighteen Years for Hacking Neighbors

August 12, 2011 Added by:Robert Siciliano

In Minnesota prosecutors put away a “depraved criminal” for 18 years as a result of virtually torturing his neighbors via their Wi-Fi connection. After a brief encounter with his new neighbors he began “a calculated campaign to terrorize his neighbors”...

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Doxing, Disinformation, and the Fifth Battlespace

July 29, 2011 Added by:Infosec Island Admin

The recent arrests of alleged key members of LulzSec and Anonymous have been called into question by the 'Web Ninja’s'. Yesterday, they posted the following on their page concerning the arrest of a man from the Shetland Islands who is purported to be 'Topiary'...

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Anonymous Spokesman 'Topiary' Arrested in Scotland

July 27, 2011 Added by:Headlines

Scotland Yard says officers from its specialist cybercrime unit have arrested the suspected spokesman of the LulzSec hacking group. In a statement Wednesday the police force says that the 19-year-old was arrested at an address in Scotland. They say he is the hacker known as 'Topiary'...

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Anonymous Issues Statement in Response to FBI Arrests

July 21, 2011 Added by:Headlines

Rogue hacktivist group Anonymous has issued a statement in response to the arrest of fourteen alleged members who are being charged with participating in the DDoS attacks against online payment processor PayPal that occurred late last year. More arrests on the way - expect them...

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Canadian Hacker Arrested for Creating Zombie Botnet

July 20, 2011 Added by:Headlines

Canadian authorities have arrested a 24 year old professional information security manager on charges of creating a botnet. Joseph Mercer also infected systems with keylogging software to harvest information, as well as software that allowed him to capture images from unsuspecting victim's webcams...

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UPDATE: FBI Arrests 14 in Hacktivist Investigation

July 19, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"Authorities have arrested 14 people today in the United States in connection with hacking attacks by the Anonymous group of online activists, sources said. The arrests follow raids earlier in the day on homes in New York, California, New Jersey, and Florida..."

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Authorities Arrest 61 in Global ATM Skimming Ring

July 18, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"What stands out to me is that they arrested 61 people and they anticipate more. I think it just shows how pervasive these skimming rings are. This isn't a couple of smart teenage hackers operating locally, but a globally organized operation..."

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Organized Criminal Groups Targeted by DOJ and Romanians

July 15, 2011 Added by:Headlines

An ongoing Internet fraud scheme conducted by several networks of organized cyber criminals in Romania and the United States has been disrupted as a result of a series of law enforcement actions coordinated since 2010 between Romanian and U.S. law enforcement, including numerous arrests...

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Anonymous Remains Defiant in Wake of Italian Arrests

July 06, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"Anonymous is present and fights on, like it did in the past and will in the future, for the freedom of the internet. Italy Anonymous calls all citizens of the internet and the international Anonymous [movement]: We need you! Let them have it, stronger than ever...."

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Authorities Bust $72 Million Dollar Conficker Fraud Ring

June 27, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"The Security Service of Ukraine, in coordination with the law enforcement agencies of United States, Great Britain, Netherlands, France, Germany, Latvia, Cyprus and other countries (10 in total), defeated illegal activity of the international criminal group of hackers..."

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LulzSec: UK Census Data Breached, Member Arrested

June 21, 2011 Added by:Headlines

A message posted on Pastebin last Friday purported to be from the hacker collective Lulzsec vowed that the group would continue the network intrusions "until we're brought to justice". For 19-year-old U.K. resident Ryan Cleary, that day may have come much sooner than anticipated...

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Hacker and Alleged Anonymous Member Arrested

April 13, 2011 Added by:Headlines

The charges stem from statements the hacker made April 1st on a French television program where he bragged about hacking into networks belonging to the French Army and defense contractor the Thales Group, and then claiming he also sold stolen information on Internet black markets...

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Anonymous DDoS Participants Arrested in UK

January 27, 2011 Added by:Headlines

Anonymous DDoS attackers are typically teenagers and young adults who have little or no understanding of the risks and legal repercussions that can stem from participating in the attacks, and most operate under the misconception that they can not be identified by authorities...

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