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.
FoxNews leads today with a story entitled "Washington confirms Chinese hack attack on White House computer."
It sounds very dramatic, but which computer? What attack? Where in China? Find out the story behind the story.
Authorities in the United States have charged two men in connection with a DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attack that crippled websites such as Amazon.com in June 2008.
The Stuxnet virus was created by the USA to target an Iranian nuclear facility, but accidentally escaped into the wider world, claims the New York Times.
The FBI is investigating claims that the USA and English bids to host the 2018 soccer World Cup competition had their email accounts targeted by hackers.
The successful Russian bid has denied that it participated in any dirty tricks.
WikiLeaks has indefinitely delayed the release of a new system for whistleblowers to remain anonymous while submitting tips, according to reports.
Reports surfaced on Wednesday that the US state of Maine might have suffered a breach in its voter registration system.
The good news, however, is that whilst a breach might have happened, it didn't.
A fundraising drive by US presidential hopeful Ron Paul was disrupted this weekend by an internet attack against his website.
US Deputy Defense Secretary William Lynn is put on the spot.
Did the US write the Stuxnet worm or not?
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