Computer crime

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Emma Gonzalez wipes away tears during a CNN town hall meeting, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at the BB&T Center, in Sunrise, Fla. (Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
February 22, 2018 - 3:19 pm
One student was teased about being a "brown, bald lesbian." Another was the target of conspiracy theorists who claimed he was really an actor. When a group of teens posed for a photo, they were accused of lapping up attention from the cameras and "partying like rock stars." Just days after watching...
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In this Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, photo released by the Crime Suppression Division of the Thailand Police, Sergey Medvedev, 31, center, is arrested outside an apartment in his role in an international identity theft ring that sold stolen credit card information on the dark web, leading to losses of over $530 million. (Crime Suppression Division of the Thailand via AP)
February 09, 2018 - 8:58 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Police in Thailand announced Friday they have arrested a Russian national accused by U.S. authorities of running an online cybercrime marketplace where everything from stolen credit card information to hardware for compromising ATM machines could be purchased. Police said that Sergey...
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February 07, 2018 - 4:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Lawyers for a brother and sister sentenced to life in prison on cyberstalking charges related to the shooting death of the brother's ex-wife say the convictions should not stand. Attorneys for David Matusiewicz and Amy Gonzalez on Wednesday told a panel of federal appeals judges...
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January 12, 2018 - 8:30 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man charged with hacking into more than 250 iCloud accounts of Hollywood stars and ordinary people has agreed to plead guilty. Federal prosecutors say the charge against 26-year-old George Garofano stems from the investigation into the 2014 "celebgate" scandal...
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In this Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, image made from a video provided by KATC-TV middle-school English teacher Deyshia Hargrave speaks during a Vermilion Parish School Board meeting in Abbeville, La., west of New Orleans. Hargrave was removed from the school board meeting, forcibly handcuffed and jailed after questioning pay policies during a public comment period. (KATC-TV via AP)
January 10, 2018 - 7:39 pm
ABBEVILLE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana teacher who was ejected from a school board meeting and handcuffed after speaking out about salaries — a video-recorded arrest that sparked outrage — said Wednesday her treatment was appalling and encouraged others to speak out. The fallout from Deyshia Hargrave'...
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January 05, 2018 - 5:30 pm
LEECHBURG, Pa. (AP) — State prosecutors are accusing the police chief in a small town in western Pennsylvania of trying to solicit sex online from an undercover agent posing as a 14-year-old girl. The attorney general's office on Friday arrested 40-year-old Leechburg Police Chief Michael W. Diebold...
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David Morgan of Highlands Ranch, Colo., holds an American flag as a procession of law enforcement vehicles accompany a hearse carrying the body of a sheriff's deputy shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Highlands Ranch, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
January 01, 2018 - 7:39 pm
DENVER (AP) — A man who shot and killed a Colorado deputy and wounded four others along with two civilians was an attorney and an Iraq war veteran who had posted videos online in recent months criticizing professors and law enforcement officials, authorities said Monday. Shooter Matthew Riehl, 37,...
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December 12, 2017 - 5:15 pm
LONDON (AP) — Italian prosecutors want to drop their investigation into the 2015 breach of surveillance company Hacking Team, leaving a question mark over a dramatic release of material that exposed the global market for spy software and embarrassed intelligence figures around the world. A redacted...
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In this October 2012 photo, Stephanie Jass of Tecumseh, Mich., poses at Adrian College in Adrian, Mich. Jass, who won seven games on "Jeopardy!" in 2012, was arraigned Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, on two computer-related charges that allege she accessed co-workers' email accounts earlier this year at Adrian College. (Mike Dickie/The Daily Telegram via AP)
December 06, 2017 - 8:05 pm
ADRIAN, Mich. (AP) — Cyber shenanigans for 200? A former "Jeopardy!" winner has been charged with illegally accessing co-workers' email accounts at a small Michigan college. Stephanie Jass is a former history professor at Adrian College. She appeared in Lenawee County court on Tuesday, charged with...
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A police officer escorts Alexander Vinnik, center as they arrive at Greece's supreme court in Athens, on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. Greece's Supreme Court holds an extradition hearing for Russian cybercrime suspect Alexander Vinnik, wanted in the United States on charges of laundering billions of dollars' worth of bitcoin. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
December 06, 2017 - 9:15 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Russian cybercrime suspect Alexander Vinnik, who is wanted in the United States on charges of laundering billions of dollars' worth of the virtual currency bitcoin, appeared Wednesday before Greece's Supreme Court for a hearing into his extradition to the U.S. Vinnik is the...
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