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A 28-year-old Miami man was indicted Monday for the largest credit and debit card theft ever prosecuted in the U.S., with data from more than 130 million credit and debit cards stolen, the U.S. Department of Justice said. Albert Gonzales, also know as segvec, soupnazi and j4guar17, was charged, alon...

An Adelaide man will face court next month over charges relating to what police allege is one of Australia’s largest computer hacking networks. South Australian police will allege the 20-year-old from Adelaide’s west was working from his home. It is alleged he infected about 74,000 compu...

A New Jersey hacker has been arrested after he broke into a site owner’s account, transferred the domain name ownership to himself, and then sold it to an NBA player. The domain name, P2P.com, was sold in 2006 for $111,000 to Los Angeles Clippers forward Mark Madsen on eBay. The Cyber Crimes U...

Sholar said the unauthorized transfers appear to have been driven by “some kind computer virus.” Security Fix has been communicating with a cyber crime investigator who is familiar with the case. What follows is a description of the malicious software used, a blow-by-blow account of how ...

Police are looking for an Internet pirate who reportedly hacked the account of an unidentified Kuwaiti man and withdrew KD 45,000, reports Al-Qabas daily. The Kuwaiti has filed a complaint with the Jahra Police Station. However, police investigations revealed the hacker used a computer from the Kuwa...