Man admits spearheading $1.3M email spam scheme

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A Florida man is facing up to 10 years in prison after admitting his role in a $1.3 million computer hacking and identity theft scheme, U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman and Assistant Attorney General Leslie Caldwell announced in a release Thursday.

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Australia admits government hack attacks, boosts cyber security

Sydney (AFP) – Australia unveiled a multi-million-dollar cyber scheme to combat hacking on Thursday, as Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull acknowledged an attack on the country’s weather bureau but stopped short of blaming it on China. The Australian leader added that it was safe to assume “efforts are made by foreign…

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Hacker 1 Admits Guilt in Attacks on 3 Businesses From 2007 to 2009

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans NEWS ANALYSIS: Sometimes justice takes time. Vladimir Drinkman, alias Hacker 1, finally admitted his role in the 2007 to 2009… For more information go to http://www.NationalCyberSecurity.com, http://www. GregoryDEvans.com, http://www.LocatePC.net or http://AmIHackerProof.com The post Hacker 1 Admits Guilt in Attacks on 3…

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Russian hacker admits role in huge $300m data theft scheme

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A Russian hacker called Vladimir Drinkman has pleaded guilty to his involvement in a data breach scheme that stole 160 million credit card details from US companies and resulted in losses estimated at $300m. The US Department of Justice (DoJ) said…

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Russian hacker admits role in massive data breach scheme

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A Russian man has pleaded guilty to his role in a worldwide cyber crime scheme to breach payment processors, retailers and financial institutions, resulting in over 160 million stolen credit card numbers. Vladimir Drinkman admitted partaking in the global plot nearly…

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Vodafone Australia admits hacking Fairfax journalist’s phone

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Vodafone Australia has admitted an employee hacked a journalist’s phone records in an attempt to uncover her sources for stories, but the telecommunications company denies any “improper behaviour”, despite internal emails suggesting it deliberately misled authorities about systemic privacy breaches. In…

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