The FBI has put out a wanted poster and Interpol has issued red notices looking for help in tracking down a gang of seven swindlers who allegedly ran a $3 million (£1.8m) scam, selling cars that were just figments of their very active imaginations.
Adrian-Tiberiu Oprea, a Romanian national and the alleged ringleader of the gang responsible for a multimillion-dollar hack of the Subway fast-food chain, has pleaded guilty.
The DoJ has published five "charging documents" filed in New York yesterday against three men accused of operating a bank-raiding malware enterprise.
The documents give a fascinating insight into a cybercrime operation...
Romanian payment card crook gets 21 months in the US - $10M losses inflicted on 150,000 card holders
Judgement Day for Romanian cybercriminal Cezar Butu.
He'll serve 21 months in a US prison for his role in a $10M carding heist against sandwich giant Subway and other US businesses.
Chester finally brings up his century with Chet Chat Episode 100 - the Benjamin Franklin edition!
Chet's guest in the 100th Chet Chat is Paul Ducklin.
Romanian hackers busted with half a MILLION credit cards from Australia - how could THAT have happened?
A Romanian carding crew allegedly made off with half a million Aussie credit card numbers, racking up charges averaging more than $1000 each on 30,000 of them.
Half a MILLION cards from Australia. And the crooks didn't even need to leave Romania. How could THAT have happened?
The infamous hacker known as TinKode has been sentenced by a Romanian court - receiving a hefty fine and a suspended prison sentence.
Two men have pleaded guilty to their part in a multi-million dollar scheme which saw the point-of-sale computers of hundreds of Subway restaurant stores hacked into, and the details of customers' payment cards stolen.
It's ten years since British hacker Gary McKinnon was arrested, and now another hacker has been indicted for allegedly hacking into NASA computers.
Police believe that they may have apprehended the notorious hacker TinKode, who in the past has hacked into government and military websites, exposing their poor security.
Romanian state-owned CEC Bank has blocked and reissued 17,000 credit cards on suspicion that they had been compromised, and a security blogger warns of loopholes in the security of "Verified by Visa"
A hacker in Romania has been arrested and accused of breaking into NASA and causing $500,000 in damages.
Security on the Royal Navy's website appears to have been compromised by a Romanian hacker, who claims to have broken into the site and exposed passwords.
Police in Romania have announced that they have arrested 70 people, breaking up three separate gangs involved in organised cybercrime in the process. The raids across the country followed an investigation by the Directorate for Investigating Organised Crime and Terrorism Read more…
According to media reports, a 23-year-old man has been arrested in Romania, suspected of hacking into US Department of Defense systems in 2006. According to investigators, Eduard Lucian Mandru, of Iaşi, Romania, is not just a student at the local Read more…
According to media reports, Romanian police have arrested 20 people suspected of being involved in a scheme to steal banking usernames and passwords off the public through bogus websites. According to Stefan Negrila, chief of the organized crime police in Read more…