Romanian hacker gets 3-year prison sentence in the US for identity theft

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Romanian hacker Mircea-Ilie Ispasoiu, 31, received a three-year prison sentence in the US on Thursday, September 22, for orchestrating an identity theft scheme that stole data from American firms. The Romanian previously pleaded guilty to charges of wire fraud and The…

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London-based Yahoo! hacker gets 11 years for SQLi mischief

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans London-based Yahoo! hacker gets 11 years for SQLi mischief A 23-year-old man has been sentenced to two years in prison for his part in a cyber attack on Yahoo! in 2012. Nazariy Markuta, of Harlesden, London, was a member of The…

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College Student Gets 15 Million Miles for Hacking United Airlines

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans University of Georgia Tech student Ryan Pickren used to get in trouble for hacking websites—in 2015, he hacked his college’s master calendar and almost spent 15 years in prison. But now he’s being rewarded for his skills. Pickren participated in The…

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Florida man in hacking probe gets 42 years in prison for child porn

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A Florida private investigator was sentenced to 42 years in prison on Monday for using a minor to produce child pornography, which was discovered after authorities searched his computers following his arrest last year for hacking a global charity. Timothy The…

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Man Gets Life Back After ID Thief Sentenced To Prison

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans For the last two decades, Marcus Calvillo, 45, was viewed as a sex offender, a felon and a fraud. The Grand Prairie resident never committed any of those crimes. Someone had stolen his identity and racked up rap sheet. “Everywhere I…

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Ex-Miami-Dade detective gets 2 ½ years’ prison for fraud

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A former Miami-Dade County police detective has been sentenced to 2 ½ years in federal prison for his role in a credit history fraud scheme. The sentence was imposed Tuesday on Rafael Duran, who had served with the Miami-Dade Police Department…

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Ex-Cardinal executive gets stiff sentence for hacking Astros

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Former St. Louis Cardinals executive Christopher Correa was sentenced Monday to 46 months in prison for illegal incursions into the Astros’ computer database, wrapping up a case of sports-related cybercrime that a federal judge summed up as plain, old-fashioned theft. Correa,…

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