Iceman gets 13 years, must pay $27.5M to hacking victims

A former security researcher turned criminal hacker has been sentenced to 13 years in federal prison for hacking into financial institutions and stealing credit card account numbers.Max Ray Butler, who used the hacker

Published on: February 17th, 2010 Robert McMillan

VoIP hacker admits to re-selling stolen services, faces 25 years in slammer

A Miami man this week admitted hacking into the networks of several VoIP providers between 2004 and 2006 and then reselling millions of stolen minutes.Edwin Pena, 27, of Miami, yesterday pleaded guilty in

Published on: February 8th, 2010 Sharon Gaudin and Robert MacMillan

Top 10 contenders for the title of ‘Spam King’

As more and more spammers are arrested, prosecuted, and sued under state and federal antispam statutes, there's one thing you can count on: Someone somewhere will invariably call the targeted spammer a "spam

Published on: October 15th, 2008 Dan Tynan