Finnish Decision is Win for Internet Trolls

In a win for Internet trolls and teenage cybercriminals everywhere, a Finnish court has decided not to incarcerate a 17-year-old found guilty of more than 50,000 cybercrimes, including data breaches, payment fraud, operating a huge botnet and calling in bomb threats, among other violations. Julius “Ryan” Kivimaki. As the Finnish daily Helsingin Sanomat reports, Julius Kivimäki — a.k.a. … Читать далее

Millions of Passwords, Credit Card Numbers at Risk in Breach of Sony Playstation Network

Sony warned today that intruders had broken into its PlayStation online game network, a breach that may have jeopardized the user names, addresses, passwords and credit card information of up to 70 million customers. In a post to the company’s PlayStation blog, Sony spokesman Patrick Seybold said the breach occurred between April 17 and April … Читать далее