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Alleged VTech hacker arrested

We previously reported that VTech suffered a data breach exposing millions of children’s and their parents’ personal information. The South East Regional Organised Crime Unit in the UK has announced that it has arrested a 21 year old man alleged to have been involved in the hacking and have detained him in Bracknell, Berkshire. The … Continue Reading

Hacker arrests and prosecutions update

We previously reported that alleged Ukranian hacker Sergey Vovnenko, also known as “Flycracker,” “Fly” and “Darklife” was extradited from Italy, arrested and charged in New Jersey federal court for his part in disbursing the nasty malware Zeus on October 13. During his arraignment last week, he plead not guilty to charges, including wire fraud conspiracy, … Continue Reading