Revenge porn hacker pleads guilty, faces 7 years

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Charlie Evens, 26, has pleaded guilty to hacking into the email accounts of hundreds of women to steal and resell their naked pictures. He faces up to seven years in prison. This act — posting non-consensual nude photos of a person…

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Merkel Computer Hack Could Wreak Havoc For Years

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The German government has come under attack from hackers. The country’s defence minister, Ursula von der Leyen, confirmed that the government has come under wide range of attacks, which include malware that was found on Chancellor Angela Merkel’s computer, says V3….

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Here is how cyber warfare began — 50 years ago

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Computer hacking was once the realm of curious teenagers. It’s now the arena of government spies, professional thieves and soldiers of fortune. Today, it’s all about the money. That’s why Chinese hackers broke into Lockheed Martin and stole the blueprints to…

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Freelance journalist gets 5 years in link-posting, threats case Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2015/01/freelance-journalist-barrett-brown-link-posting-threats-case-114511.html#ixzz3Q2IGKnHm

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Freelance journalist and activist Barrett Brown was sentenced to 63 months in federal prison Thursday on charges of threatening an FBI agent and obstructing a federal investigation into his reporting on the anarchist hacking collective Anonymous. Prosecutors had asked for a…

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Oops: After Threatening Hacker With 440 Years, Prosecutors Settle for a Misdemeanor

Thanks in part to America’s ill-defined hacking laws, prosecutors have enormous discretion to determine a hacker defendant’s fate. But in one young Texan’s case in particular, the Department of Justice stretched prosecutorial overreach to a new extreme: about 440 years […] For more information go to http://www.NationalCyberSecurity.com, http://www. GregoryDEvans.com, http://www.LocatePC.net…

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Bulgarian hacker on the run for 10 years will spend next 30 months in prison in N.J. cybercrime case

After a decade on the run, a Bulgarian national tied to a worldwide cybercrime ring responsible for racking up millions in unauthorized bank charges was sentenced today to 30 months in prison. Aleksi Kolarov, 32, who pleaded guilty to identify […] For more information go to http://www.NationalCyberSecurity.com, http://www. GregoryDEvans.com, http://www.LocatePC.net…

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