If you’re a cybercriminal, trading in stolen card data, you have been warned. The police are coming after you.
Just like they have with the gang alleged to be behind the Mattfeuter carding website.
Graham Cluley argues that it’s not cool, or funny, to hack into companies, expose the private information of members of the general public, and to launch denial of service attacks.
Four members of the notorious LulzSec hacking gang, who attacked websites belonging to the likes of the CIA, the NHS and the Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA), are due to be sentenced by the UK authorities.
Southwark Crown Court in London has heard that three members of the LulzSec hacking gang have chosen to plead guilty to charges that they launched distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against a series of organisations including the CIA and the UK’s Serious Organised Crime Agency.
Jake Davis and Ryan Cleary have entered guilty pleas to some of the charges against them related to LulzSec attacks on high profile websites last year.
Two teenagers have been arrested in Norway in connection with a series of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against websites in the country, and elsewhere around the world.
The UK’s Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) has confirmed that its website has suffered a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack, effectively preventing internet users from reaching it.
Cybercrime is big business these days, in fact it’s an industry. So it’s not a surprise to find that criminals are embracing ecommerce. But some will be surprised to discover just how professional and legitimate criminal websites can appear.
The BBC claims that computer hackers were hired by private investigators to spy on politicians and the military.
And who benefited from the hacking? The British press.
SOCA website falls off the net as LulzSec hackers announce it is their latest target.
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