US, European officials bring charges in global malware case

Ten people, including five Russian fugitives, have been charged in connection with malicious software attacks that infected tens of thousands of computers worldwide and caused more than $100 million in financial losses, U.S. ...

US journalist found guilty in hacking trial

A federal jury in Northern California on Wednesday found a journalist guilty of computer crimes for helping hackers deface the Los Angeles Times website.

Latvian man pleads guilty in worldwide computer virus case

A Latvian computer code writer who helped create a virus that spread to more than a million computers worldwide and corrupted some at NASA may be returning home soon after pleading guilty to a federal charge on Friday.

Computer Sciences paying $190M to settle SEC fraud charges

Computer Sciences Corp. is paying a $190 million penalty and a former CEO is returning $3.7 million in compensation to resolve federal regulators' charges of accounting fraud involving an important foreign contract.

Man gets 3 years for hacking police websites

A 22-year-old Ohio man linked to the hacker collective Anonymous was sentenced Thursday to three years in federal prison for breaking into police-agency websites across the country.

Two Romanians sentenced to US prison in hacking case

Two Romanian nationals were sentenced to prison terms Wednesday for their roles in a multimillion-dollar scheme to hack into US merchants' computer networks to steal credit card data, officials said.

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