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Malware alert while seeking child abuse images at work earns US man 5 years in jail

Malware alert while seeking child porn at work earns US man 5 years in jail

A five-year jail term has been handed to a US man found downloading and watching child abuse imagery at work. Authorities were apparently alerted to his activities when his company computer was hit by a malware attack.

Burglar who stole Steve Jobs's iPad gets seven years

Kariem McFarlin pleaded guilty to a range of burglary offences including one of the home of Steve Jobs's widow.

He got seven years. How do you think this compares with cybercrime sentencing?

Court website attacked after Pussy Riot punk band convicted

Court website attacked after Pussy Riot punk band convicted

The fallout over the controversial conviction of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot continued on Tuesday, with hackers compromising and defacing the webpage of Moscow's Khamovnichesky Court.

'Evil' network hacker sent to prison for two-and-a-half years

'Evil' network hacker sent to prison for two-and-a-half years

An Australian hacker from the New South Wales country town of Orange has been sent to prison for two-and-a-half years.

David Cecil, who went under the handle 'Evil', was arrested a year ago following a six-month investigation.