Computer crime

June 10, 2018 - 6:39 am
MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have arrested 24 people suspected of distributing pornographic images of children on the internet. The arrested suspects include citizens from Britain, Ghana, Pakistan and Ecuador. Police found thousands of images of the sexual abuse of minors in the British...
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June 06, 2018 - 3:20 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A British cybersecurity researcher credited with stopping a worldwide computer virus last year faces new charges, including lying to the FBI, in an updated indictment Wednesday accusing him of developing malware to steal banking information. Marcus Hutchins now faces 10 charges...
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File - In this April 11, 2017 file photo, Akhmet Tokbergenov, left, and Dinara Tokbergenova, parents of alleged Yahoo hacker Karim Baratov, leave the court after their son was denied bail, with lawyer Deepak Paradkar, right, in Hamilton, Ont. A Canadian computer hacker was sentenced to five years in prison in connection with a massive security breach at Yahoo that federal agents say was directed by Russian government spies. U.S. Judge Vince Chhabria also on Tuesday, May 29, 2018, fined Karim Baratov $250,000. (Mark Blinch/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
May 29, 2018 - 7:35 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A young computer hacker who prosecutors say unwittingly worked with a Russian spy agency was sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday for using data stolen in a massive Yahoo data breach to gain access to private emails. U.S. Judge Vince Chhabria also fined Karim Baratov $250,...
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