Botnet Operator Pleads Guilty

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Robert Matthew Bentley, 21, Panama City, Florida, has plead guilty to conspiracy to commit computer fraud and computer fraud. Bentley was indicted by a federal grand jury in Pensacola, Florida in November 2007. The case...

Don't ban Facebook, pleads union

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The Trades Union Congress has urged employers to allow staff to continue to access social networking sites (such as Facebook, MySpace and Bebo) at work, arguing that a total ban is an overreaction. Approximately 50%...

Sony pleads innocent in latest rootkit fiasco

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Sony says the rootkit-like behavior of a device driver used to run its biometric Micro Vault USM-F thumb drive was unintentional. McAfee has joined F-Secure in criticising Sony for allowing such a mistake to happen....

Rockstar pleads for help

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Controversial publisher Rockstar is asking for the industry's support in its battle to revoke the BBFC's 'no rating because it's revolting' decision on Manhunt 2. In an interview with Develop, Rockstar Leeds chief Gordon Hall,...

'Rent-a-Zombie' Ringleader Pleads Guilty

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A man who leased networks of infected computers to criminals to carry out denial of service and spam attacks has pleaded guilty and could receive six years in jail. Twenty-year old Jeanson...

MSBlast suspect pleads guilty

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Jeffrey Lee Parson today pleaded guilt to creating the "MSBlast" variant "MSBlast.B", which caused so may problems for computer users. For those who don't remember the original Blaster worm exploited the DCOM RPC vulnerability...

MSBlast suspect pleads not guilty

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Jeffrey Lee Parson, the teen suspected of creating a variant of the destructive MSBlast worm, pleaded not guilty Wednesday in federal court in Seattle to one count of causing damage to a computer. ...

Man pleads no contest to online fraud charges

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LOS ANGELES, California (AP) -- A man who sold high-end computers, laptops and other equipment on eBay Inc.'s online auction site pleaded no contest to allegations of fraud totaling $453,000. Chris Chong Kim,...

WorldCom Controller Pleads Guilty

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NEW YORK, Sept. 26 -- WorldCom Inc.'s former controller pleaded guilty today to charges that he manipulated accounting to inflate profits and then tried to cover it up, moving federal prosecutors a step closer in...

Hacker pleads guilty

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A Hacker known as "Konceptor" pleaded guilty to a single charge of breaking into the computer system at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California, which conducts US nuclear weapons research. Benjamin Troy Breuninger,...

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