Sep 24, 2016

Foreign hacker who aided Islamic State gets 20 years in U.S.

A computer hacker who helped the Islamic State by providing names of more than 1,000 U.S. government and military workers as potential targets was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison. The sentence was much higher than the 6-year term sought by defense lawyers, ...

Aug 18, 2014

Premier FBI cybersquad in Pittsburgh to add agents

The FBI’s premier cybersquad has focused attention on computer-based crime in recent months by helping prosecutors charge five Chinese army intelligence officials with stealing trade secrets from major companies and by snaring a Russian-led hacking ring that pilfered $100 million from bank accounts worldwide. ...