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With arrests, HBGary hack saga finally ends

Untangling Justice: The case of Aaron Swartz

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Commentary: I spent much of Saturday trying to to reconcile two very different approaches to justice meted out by the Obama Administration. The first is old (mid-December) news: British bank HSBC launders money for at least a decade and is fined four weeks earnings. I learned about it Friday from...
Untangling Justice: The case of Aaron Swartz

Three charged with distributing Gozi virus

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Three people involved for years in cybercriminal activities in Eastern Europe have been charged in a U.S. court for creating and distributing the Gozi virus that infected more than 1 million computers and allowed cybercriminals to steal millions of dollars over a five-year period. One defendant, Nikita Kuzmin of...
Three charged with distributing Gozi virus

Dutch hacker ‘Fortezza’ extradited to U.S. on 14 counts

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Photo via Bigstock David Benjaim Schrooten, a 21-year-old Dutch computer hacker who operates under the name “Fortezza,” is scheduled to make his first court appearance today in Seattle as part of a 14-count indictment alleging that he stole and marketed thousands of stolen credit card numbers. Arrested in Romania in...
Dutch hacker ‘Fortezza’ extradited to U.S. on 14 counts

Top LulzSec members arrested, group leader reportedly acted as informant

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The LulzSec hacking group may have officially called it quits last June, but that doesn't mean it was able to escape the eye of law enforcement. As Fox News reports, today saw three group members arrested and two more charged with conspiracy -- a move that one FBI official described...
Top LulzSec members arrested, group leader reportedly acted as informant

Alleged "mastermind" of #Antisec added to indictment for Stratfor hack

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Jeremy Hammond, the former LulzSec member alleged to have been at the center of the hacking of private intelligence company Stratfor, has now been formally indicted on that charge, as well as the hacking of the website of the Arizona Department of Public Safety. While he was arrested in...
Alleged "mastermind" of #Antisec added to indictment for Stratfor hack

After Four Years Feds Finally Get Around To Prosecuting Ten Mod Chip Sellers

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Over four years ago, ICE ran an investigation into mod chip sellers in the US titled "Operation Tangled Web". During this investigation, ICE agents raided 32 locations in 16 states. Very little information was released at the time regarding who was targeted and if any charges were brought up. Since...
After Four Years Feds Finally Get Around To Prosecuting Ten Mod Chip Sellers

German prosecution charges HP staff with bribing Russian officials to clinch PC contract

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The legal system's engines can take awhile to get churning, but there's no questioning the impact when they're at full bore. German prosecutors have wrapped up an almost three-year investigation into allegations of HP managers' bribery by charging the executives involved. Hilmar Lorenz, Päivi Tiippana and Ken Willett, along...
German prosecution charges HP staff with bribing Russian officials to clinch PC contract

The BRAD BLOG : Rightwing 'Hot Air' Blogger Ed Morrissey Misreports 'Indictments Against ACORN'

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The BRAD BLOG : Rightwing 'Hot Air' Blogger Ed Morrissey Misreports 'Indictments Against ACORN'

LulzSec Hacker Jeremy Hammond Pleads Guilty To CFAA Charge; Faces 10 Years

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In yet another Computer Fraud and Abuse Act case, in which the DOJ piled on charge after charge after charge until the person they were pressuring accepted a plea bargain, Jeremy Hammond has officially accepted a plea deal for helping LulzSec/Anonymous hack Stratfor. He admits that he did it, and...
LulzSec Hacker Jeremy Hammond Pleads Guilty To CFAA Charge; Faces 10 Years

LulzSec's 'Sabu' has sentencing postponed - but could face 124 years

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Hector Xavier Monsegur, who led the LulzSec hacking crew as 'Sabu', was in fact a double agent working for the FBIUS prosecutors have postponed the sentencing of "Sabu" - real name Hector Xavier Monsegur - who led the LulzSec hacking crew during the summer of 2011 while working as a...
LulzSec's 'Sabu' has sentencing postponed - but could face 124 years

Indictments Sought in Olympus Case

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Japan's securities watchdog requested the indictment of Olympus and six individuals allegedly involved in the camera maker's $1.5 billion accounting scandal....
Indictments Sought in Olympus Case

The LulzSec hacking arrests won't make it safer online | James Ball

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The FBI's infiltration of LulzSec is astonishing – but the group's activities are small fry in comparison to professional cyberwarFor you, LulzSec, the war is over. Maybe. In an astonishing series of revelations, the FBI on Tuesday issued charges against four individuals alleged to be principal members of the hacking...
The LulzSec hacking arrests won't make it safer online | James Ball
"Everything incriminating has been burned": Anons fight panic after Sabu betrayal

How Barrett Brown went from Anonymous's PR to federal target

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It started innocently enough, but Barrett Brown's exploits with and around Anonymous sucked him into a situation where he faces years in jail if convictedUntil the moment the FBI burst through his door, it had been much like any other day for Barrett Brown.The 31-year-old writer and activist, closely affiliated...
How Barrett Brown went from Anonymous's PR to federal target
Obama administration considering options to escalate response to Chinese cyberattacks

U.S. Eyes Pushback on China Hacking

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The Obama administration is considering a raft of options to more aggressively confront China over cyber spying, officials say, a potentially rapid escalation of a conflict the White House has only recently acknowledged. Options include trade sanctions, diplomatic pressure, indictments of Chinese nationals in U.S. courts and cyber countermeasures —...
U.S. Eyes Pushback on China Hacking
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