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Hacker arrested for wave of fake bomb and shooting threats against schools

FBI agents have arrested a 20-year-old man alleged to have been part of a hacking gang which not only launched distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, but also launched a wave of chilling bomb and shooting threats against thousands of schools in the United States and United Kingdom.

Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.


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Three years in jail for teenager who spammed out school bomb threats

British teenager George Duke-Cohan has been jailed for three years for making hoax bomb threats that closed hundreds of schools up and down the UK.


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Unable to remember his password, man sent letter bomb to Bitcoin exchange

A man has been jailed for six and a half years after sending a letter bomb to Bitcoin exchange Cryptopay. Why would anyone do such a horrendous thing? Police believe it was because he couldn’t remember his password.


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Police arrest teens in connection with spammed out school bomb threats

Hundreds of British schools and colleges reported receiving bomb threats via email, and sent pupils home.


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bitdefender.com

FBI infected 15-year-old bomb threat twit with malware, by impersonating newspaper

The Seattle Times is furious, after discovering that the FBI stole its identity… to catch a bomb hoaxer.

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.


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