Incidents

Piotr Smirnow2013-12-18 00:00:00 UTC

Blackmailers threatened a £30M online casino with DDoS denial of service attacks. Guilty plea. Both sentenced to five years and four months in prison.

Patryk Surmacki2013-12-18 00:00:00 UTC

Blackmailers threatened a £30M online casino with DDoS denial of service attacks. Guilty plea. Both sentenced to five years and four months in prison.

Nikhil Shah2013-12-17 00:00:00 UTC

According to the plea agreement, from 2007 to 2012, Shah was an information technology manager at Smart Online Inc., a company located in Durham, North Carolina, that developed platforms for the creation of mobile applications. Shah admitted that in March 2012, he left Smart Online to work for another technology company, and on June 28, 2012, he sent malicious computer code to Smart Online’s computer servers in Durham and Raleigh, North Carolina, deleting much of Smart Online’s intellectual property.

Matthew Calicchio2013-11-22 00:00:00 UTC

Accused of hacking into the Sachem School District's computer system in 2012 and 2013. Released without bail and is due back in court Dec. 9

Larry Patterson2013-11-21 00:00:00 UTC

Rodel Plasabas2013-11-13 00:00:00 UTC

Shortly after defacing various government websites which had the government call for his arrest.

Jame Arokiasamy2013-11-12 00:00:00 UTC

believed to be involved in other cyber intrusions including that of The Straits Times blog site and the PAP Community Foundations website.

P Eswaran2013-11-11 00:00:00 UTC

charge of hacking into www.aiadmkallindia.org, the official website of the AIADMK.

Nima Golestaneh2013-11-01 00:00:00 UTC

According to the indictment, Golestaneh breached Arrow Tech’s computer network and provided servers to foreign co-conspirators in October, 2012. The conspirator then stole Arrow Tech’s software products and other proprietary information has been pardoned and released as part of a bilateral prisoner swap.

Shane Duffy2013-11-01 00:00:00 UTC

Search warrant executed in relation to the sale of a database online.

Alexander Yucel2013-11-01 00:00:00 UTC

Owner of an organization known as “Blackshades” that since 2010 sold and distributed to thousands of people in more than 100 countries a sophisticated and pernicious form of malicious software, or “malware,” known as the Blackshades Remote Access Tool, or “RAT,”

Lauri Love2013-10-28 00:00:00 UTC

In late 2013, British officials arrested Love and seized 31 pieces of digital equipment, including laptops, hard drives and thumb drives, before releasing him on bail. A year later, his bail was canceled and it seemed investigators may have dropped the case. Authorities returned 25 of the 31 devices confiscated.

Unknown 2013-10-23 00:00:00 UTC

The Grade 5 student traded pirated information to the hacktivist group Anonymous for video games, the court heard. Some government sites were out of service for two days and damage amounted to $60,000, according to police.

Dmitry Fedotov2013-10-01 00:00:00 UTC

Author of malware that came to be known as blockhole exploit kit

Jared Abrahams2013-09-26 00:00:00 UTC

used blackshades malware to infect computers, hijack webcams and extort users.

Cleopatra Mosana2013-09-25 00:00:00 UTC

According to the charge sheet, Mosana allegedly hacked Tango Lamanis internet system between April and June, 2011. The charge sheet said Lamani had highly confidential and sensitive information, as well as personal information, stored on his parliamentary PC.

Abiodun Dejohn2013-09-24 00:00:00 UTC

Arrested after investigation found involvement in a international fraud scam where phishing emails got sent to corporations and corporations accounts got used to order computer equipment and accessories which got resold within Nigeria.

Unknown 2013-09-14 00:00:00 UTC

Fidel Salinas2013-08-01 00:00:00 UTC

Charges stem from Salinas’s alleged hack, on January 5 of 2012, of co.hidalgo.tx.us, a website belonging to the Hidalgo County government in Texas and hosted by the company CivicPlus on a server in Kansas City, Kansas. Salinas allegedly used a brute force SQL injection attack to access the computer, registering 14,000 attempts before unlocking it.

John Nimmo2013-07-30 00:00:00 UTC

accused of sending abusive tweets to journalist Caroline Criado-Perez and Walthamstow MP Stella Creasy

Dmitriy Smilianets2013-07-13 00:00:00 UTC

Allegedly stole data from the networks of corporate victims, retailers and other institutions and sold it on online forums causing hundreds of millions of dollars in loses, according to court documents.

Ian Sullivan2013-07-01 00:00:00 UTC

Accused and admitted carrying out attacks on a range of business and public sector websites, including the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service CAFCAS, which provides expertise, advice and support for children going through adoption and divorce proceedings.

Stephen Burrell2013-07-01 00:00:00 UTC

Burrell unlawfully accessed the accounts of 3,872 players of online game Runescape with intent to steal gaming resources and actually modified 105 player accounts Guilty plea. Sentenced on 28 November 2013 to 12 month community order with supervision and 150 hours of unpaid work, Costs of £100 and surcharge of £60

Christopher Long2013-06-09 00:00:00 UTC

Hacking into Carly Rae Jepsens email and social media accounts after what started as a private prank soon turned into an stalking obsession.

Unknown 2013-06-05 00:00:00 UTC

associated with the "mattfeuter" family of websites mattfeuter.ru, mattfeuter.cc, mattfeuter.su, mattfeuter.com, etc. where approximately 16,000 members bought and sold stolen credit card data in bulk. It is believed that purchases from the website had facilitated more than $200M worth of credit card fraud worldwide through the sale of more than 1.1 million credit cards.

Unknown 2013-06-05 00:00:00 UTC

associated with the "mattfeuter" family of websites mattfeuter.ru, mattfeuter.cc, mattfeuter.su, mattfeuter.com, etc. where approximately 16,000 members bought and sold stolen credit card data in bulk. It is believed that purchases from the website had facilitated more than $200M worth of credit card fraud worldwide through the sale of more than 1.1 million credit cards.

Unknown 2013-06-05 00:00:00 UTC

associated with the "mattfeuter" family of websites mattfeuter.ru, mattfeuter.cc, mattfeuter.su, mattfeuter.com, etc. where approximately 16,000 members bought and sold stolen credit card data in bulk. It is believed that purchases from the website had facilitated more than $200M worth of credit card fraud worldwide through the sale of more than 1.1 million credit cards.

Duy Truong2013-06-05 00:00:00 UTC

In a statement from the New Jersey US Attorneys Office, Paul Fishman announced that Truong was charged with "conspiracy to commit bank fraud. From 2007 until his recent arrest, Truong allegedly defrauded financial institutions as part of the massive scheme, in which personal identifying information relating to more than 1.1 million credit cards was stolen and resold to criminal customers worldwide." The New Jersey statement alludes to "arrests made over the past week in the United Kingdom, Vietnam, Italy, Germany, and elsewhere" so I am sure there will be additional news in the near future as the details of the case unfold.

Ngo Anh2013-06-05 00:00:00 UTC

associated with the "mattfeuter" family of websites mattfeuter.ru, mattfeuter.cc, mattfeuter.su, mattfeuter.com, etc. where approximately 16,000 members bought and sold stolen credit card data in bulk. It is believed that purchases from the website had facilitated more than $200M worth of credit card fraud worldwide through the sale of more than 1.1 million credit cards.

Tran Hien2013-06-05 00:00:00 UTC

associated with the "mattfeuter" family of websites mattfeuter.ru, mattfeuter.cc, mattfeuter.su, mattfeuter.com, etc. where approximately 16,000 members bought and sold stolen credit card data in bulk. It is believed that purchases from the website had facilitated more than $200M worth of credit card fraud worldwide through the sale of more than 1.1 million credit cards.