Law & order

Terry Waite calls on USA to drop case against NASA hacker

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Did BBC break the law by using a botnet to send spam?

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Would a botnet master make a good security employee?

A 27-year old man from Los Angeles who admitted infecting a quarter of a million computers with malware and stealing the identities and bank account details of thousands, has been sentenced to four years in jail.

John Schiefer pleaded guilty to charges of fraud and wiretapping, after he used a botnet (also known as a zombie network) of computers to commit his crimes.


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Jail for gang who attempted £229m bank robbery

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Men found guilty of botched £229m high-tech bank heist

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Cybercriminal leads Ukrainian political party

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Police action shuts German hacking forum

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Sting supports NASA hacker Gary McKinnon

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NASA hacker Gary McKinnon denied UK trial – CPS refuses to bring charges

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Miley Cyrus hacker “used multiple celebrity MySpace accounts for spamming”

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Should ISPs block access to illegal websites?

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Phishing mule caught on CCTV escapes jail

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Microsoft offers $250,000 for the head of Conficker’s author

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Court halted by fast-spreading virus

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30,000 Kaiser Permanente workers warned of identity theft risk

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Hacked road sign warns of British invasion

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