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One of the world’s largest cybercrime forums is shut down, as police arrest $200 million Mattfeuter gang

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.


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Opinion: No, the LulzSec hackers weren’t noble

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.


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The LulzSec hackers who boasted they were "Gods" await their sentence

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.


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LulzSec hackers plead guilty, admit attacks on CIA, SOCA, Sony and others

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.


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LulzSec hacking duo plead guilty to string of attacks against US and UK websites

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.


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Norwegian teenagers arrested over denial-of-service attacks

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.


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SOCA website brought down by DDoS cyber attack – for second time in a year

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.


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36 websites selling credit card details shut down [VIDEO]

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.


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‘We could hack the Queen’s medical records if we wanted’

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.


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SOCA website scalp claimed by LulzSec in apparent DDoS attack

SOCA website falls off the net as LulzSec hackers announce it is their latest target.


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Successes in cybercrime fight highlighted in SOCA report

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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Bogus lottery letter ring busted by UK police

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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Last day for UK citizens to petition for central e-crime police unit

It’s February 29th. If you’re a single man that means you’re living in mortal fear that your girlfriend will realise that you have been ignoring her hints for the last 4 years, take advantage of the Leap Year, and propose marriage to you.


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