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U.S. Bank Employee Pleads Guilty to Account Theft

September 01, 2011 Added by:Headlines

Hurtado accessed U.S. Bank’s computer system and changed the contact information for the accounts of two elderly customers at the bank. After changing their contact information, Hurtado then allegedly closed these accounts and took out cashier’s checks for the balance of each account...

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Another Suspected Anonymous Member Arrested in UK

August 25, 2011 Added by:Headlines

Scotland Yard has announced the arrest of Peter David Gibson, 22, on charges that the student participated in distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks organized by the rogue hacktivist group Anonymous, particularly an attack on the online payment processor Pay Pal late last year...

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AntiSec Hackers Release Sensitive VDI Documents

August 19, 2011 Added by:Headlines

AntiSec hackers have made good on their threat to release sensitive emails and documents stolen in an operation against defense contractor VDI, revealing evidence that financial giant Merrill Lynch may have tipped off VDI about S&P plans to downgrade the U.S. government's credit rating...

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Vanguard Defense Industries Hit by AntiSec Hackers

August 16, 2011 Added by:Headlines

The AntiSec hacker collective has breached the email accounts of defense contractor Vanguard Defense Industries. The firm was targeted due to their relationships with law enforcement agencies, and the attackers plan to release several thousand emails and documents that were stolen in the operation...

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National Security Council on Transnational Organized Crime

July 26, 2011 Added by:Headlines

Transnational Organized Crime networks are increasingly involved in cybercrime, which costs consumers billions of dollars annually, threatens sensitive corporate and government computer networks, and under­mines worldwide confidence in the international financial system...

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Anonymous Issues Statement in Response to FBI Arrests

July 21, 2011 Added by:Headlines

Rogue hacktivist group Anonymous has issued a statement in response to the arrest of fourteen alleged members who are being charged with participating in the DDoS attacks against online payment processor PayPal that occurred late last year. More arrests on the way - expect them...

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FBI: Anonymous Members Arrested for PayPal Attacks

July 20, 2011 Added by:Headlines

Fourteen individuals were arrested by on charges related to their involvement in a cyber attack on PayPal’s website as part of an action claimed by the group “Anonymous,” announced the Department of Justice and the FBI. Two additional defendants were arrested on cyber-related charges...

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UPDATE: FBI Arrests 14 in Hacktivist Investigation

July 19, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"Authorities have arrested 14 people today in the United States in connection with hacking attacks by the Anonymous group of online activists, sources said. The arrests follow raids earlier in the day on homes in New York, California, New Jersey, and Florida..."

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Organized Criminal Groups Targeted by DOJ and Romanians

July 15, 2011 Added by:Headlines

An ongoing Internet fraud scheme conducted by several networks of organized cyber criminals in Romania and the United States has been disrupted as a result of a series of law enforcement actions coordinated since 2010 between Romanian and U.S. law enforcement, including numerous arrests...

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Phishing Ring Leader Sentenced to Thirteen Years

June 29, 2011 Added by:Headlines

Operation Phish Phry revealed how Egyptian hackers obtained account numbers and personal identification information from bank customers through phishing — a technique that involves sending e-mail messages that appear to be official correspondence from banks or credit card vendors...

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LulzSec: How Not to Run an Insurgency

June 23, 2011 Added by:Infosec Island Admin

LulzSec seems to have misunderstood that secrecy is really really important when you are doing something like a digital insurgency. Sure, you can try to rely on all the technologies like proxies to hide your IP, but, you also have the human element to contend with...

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FBI Disrupts International Scareware Crime Ring

June 23, 2011 Added by:Headlines

“The FBI, collaborating with our international law enforcement and prosecution partners, have worked tirelessly to disrupt two significant cybercriminal networks. Their efforts demonstrate that no matter the country, Internet criminals will be pursued, caught and prosecuted...”

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Curious Case of the FBI Deputy Attache on LinkedIn

June 22, 2011 Added by:Infosec Island Admin

Is this a cut out account for someone looking to garner access to others with information they desire? This is the same type of action that Anna Chapman was undertaking with some of her compatriots for the SVR while living in the United States: Gathering intelligence via LinkedIn...

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LulzSec: UK Census Data Breached, Member Arrested

June 21, 2011 Added by:Headlines

A message posted on Pastebin last Friday purported to be from the hacker collective Lulzsec vowed that the group would continue the network intrusions "until we're brought to justice". For 19-year-old U.K. resident Ryan Cleary, that day may have come much sooner than anticipated...

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InfraGard: Cyberwar Declaration on the Horizon

June 20, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"What does our government or other governments think is an effective deterrent or response to an all out cyber attack? Since we have no good definitions or protocols, I do think that the attack on Lockheed Martin is a sign of the future..."

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FBI Recruits One in Four U.S. Hackers as Informants

June 08, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"The FBI are always there. They are always watching, always in the chatrooms. You don't know who is an informant and who isn't, and to that extent you are vulnerable..."

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