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Lizard Squad member Zachary Buchta receives three month sentence

One of the founders of the notorious hacking group Lizard Squad and PoodleCorp was sentenced to three months in prison after having plead guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit damage to a protected computer.

Ukrainian hackers arrested for carrying out cross-border DDoS attacks

Two Ukrainian nationals were sentenced to five years in prison for launching powerful DDoS attacks on popular dating site Anastaciadate.com in 2015 after cyber-security experts provided clinching evidence of their involvement.

Two Russians jailed in 160 million credit card details theft

Two Russian Nationals were given US federal prison sentences for their respective roles in a 2013 data breach which compromised 160 million credit card numbers and resulted in hundreds of millions of dollars in losses.

BEC scam lands Nigerian Man in jail for 41 months

A Nigerian man was sentenced to 41 months (3.4 years) in prison for his part in business compromises which targeted thousands of victims around the world and swindled more than £21 million.

Turkish hacker's latest sentence brings total to unprecedented 334 years in jail

A Turkish criminal court sentenced a 26-year-old Onur Kopcak to 135 years in prison on Sunday for stealing 11 consumers' credit card information and selling it on the black market.