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#deepweb | Alleged Member of Neo-Nazi Swatting Group Charged — Krebs on Security

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Federal investigators on Friday arrested a Virginia man accused of being part of a neo-Nazi group that targeted hundreds of people in “swatting” attacks, wherein fake bomb threats, hostage situations and other violent scenarios were phoned in to police as part of a scheme to trick […]

Iranian #national #charged with #hacking #HBO

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The Department of Justice on Tuesday charged an Iranian national with hacking the computer servers of HBO and seeking to extort the company after stealing episodes and scripts of popular shows, including “Game of Thrones.” Behzad Mesri, aka “Skote Vashat,” was charged with fraud, aggravated identity […]

17-year-old charged with voyeurism as police investigate social media hacking case

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Vancouver police arrested a 17-year-old boy on voyeurism charges while investigating a case where someone hacked into a girl’s social media account and shared nude photos of her. The Vancouver Police School Resource Officer assigned to Union High School first began investigating the incident on Monday, […]

6 charged with stealing checks from Anchorage mail and vehicles to get cash

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Six Anchorage residents have been charged with stealing checks from the mail and vehicles and using them to get cash at banks and stores across the city over a 10-month period, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said Thursday. Acting U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder said in a prepared […]

Two charged with running hacking service used in ‘major computer intrusions’ of U.S. businesses

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Two men from Latvia ran a malware service that has been in operation for more than a decade and used in major attacks against U.S. businesses, according to an indictment unsealed Wednesday in federal court in Alexandria, Va. The men, along with an alleged co-conspirator in […]

EDD former employee charged with fraud, identity theft

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The Dept. of Justice arrested two of five defendants in an alleged fraud for unemployment benefits and identity theft using personal information of workers throughout California. Fraudulent unemployment benefits totaled more than $800,000 with more than 250 stolen identities, the DOJ alleged. The indictment charged: Pamela […]

Central OH group charged with running identity theft ring

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A federal grand jury has charged five individuals in an identity theft ring that allegedly used victims’ information to obtain and use new and existing in-store lines of credit at well-known retailers in an indictment returned here yesterday. Benjamin C. Glassman, United States Attorney for the […]

UMass-Lowell student charged in Nashua identity theft

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A Lowell, Mass., man was arrested just before noon Tuesday, charged with 20 counts of identity fraud, all Class A felonies, police said. Police said they received information from the University of Massachusetts-Lowell March 17 that a student there, Bounhange … The post UMass-Lowell student charged […]

Kanawha County man charged with identity theft

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A Kanawha County man is charged with identity theft after he allegedly used another man’s personal information to obtain debit and credit cards associated with the victim’s bank account, court … The post Kanawha County man charged with identity theft appeared first on National Cyber Security […]

‘He’s not a criminal’: Parents of Canadian charged in massive Yahoo hack speak out

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The parents of Karim Baratov, the Canadian accused in a massive cyberattack of half a billion Yahoo accounts, say the charges against their son are unfounded and it will be proven in court that he is being used as a … The post ‘He’s not a […]

Women Charged with Using Stolen Debit Card

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans 47-year-old Adaira Anne Smith and 39-year-old Cynthia Diane Hayes were both arrested by Iredell County Sheriff’s Officers. They’re each charged with identity theft. Smith is also charged with financial card theft. On January 20, 2017, the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office … The post Women Charged with […]

Danish man charged with ordering rape of 346 children in ‘historic’ livestream sex abuse case

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A 70-year-old Danish man has been charged with ordering numerous child rape and sex abuse livestreams from third-world countries, where each assault usually cost the predator no more than $40. The man, who allegedly ordered sex abuse of children, predominantly … The post Danish man charged […]