Zbot trojan creators arrested in London

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Police in London have arrested two people on suspicion that they created the ZeuS or Zbot trojan that infected many computers around the world. The couple used the trojan for monetary gain but authorities...

Tor Anonymity Server Admin Arrested

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In a recent blog posting, a German operator of a Tor anonymous proxy server revealed that he was arrested by German police officers at the end of July. Although he was released shortly afterwards, information...

Top Executives of Thai Samsung Electronics Arrested

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Park Kwang-kee, managing director of Thai Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., a Samsung subsidiary in Thailand, and Kim Chung-jun, the company's general manager, were arrested in Bangkok and turned over to the police's economic and cyber...

Man described as a top spammer arrested

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A 27-year-old man described as one of the world's most prolific spammers was arrested Wednesday, and federal authorities said computer users across the Web could notice a decrease in the amount of junk e-mail. Robert...

Siemens Board Member Arrested On Bribery Charges

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Johannes Feldmayer, a top-ranking official at Siemens, was arrested in Germany due to an investigation into payments Siemens made to the head of the AUB labour organization. Siemens said the arrest of the head of...

Four Livedoor Staff Arrested

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Despite denying any wrongdoing the head of Livedoor, Takafumi Horie, has been arrested along with three other colleagues in Japan. The Japanese company has recently caused havoc...

Man Arrested Over Valentine's Net Suicide Pact

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An American man has been arrested after allegedly trying to arrange a mass online suicide pact for Valentine's Day on Monday. Gerald Krien, 26, was caught after one woman alerted authorities after hearing one of...

Cisco Source Code Thief Arrested in England

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A 20-year old man was arrested in England on September 3rd for the alleged theft of proprietary source code used by Cisco Systems. No formal charges have been brought against the man (who's identity has...

3 arrested filming "The Day After Tommorrow"

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Three moviegoers were caught recording the recently released disaster flick "The Day After Tomorrow" with handheld video cameras in U.S. and Canadian theaters, the Motion Picture Association of America said Thursday. Two of the purported...

Sasser suspect arrested in Germany

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An 18-year-old high school student has been arrested in Germany on suspicion of creating the Sasser internet worm, police say. The worm spread through an estimated 18 million computers across the world last week, continually...

Teen arrested in Blaster worm case

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An 18-year-old Minnesota resident was arrested and charged with releasing a variant of the MSBlaster worm, U.S. officials announced Friday. Jeffrey Lee Parson, who used the nickname "teekid," made his first court appearance in St....

Three Suspected Hackers Arrested

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Two men were arrested in England and one in the U.S. Thursday on suspicion of being part of a hacking group that created a relatively unknown Internet worm, officials said. The two...

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