14-year old Plymouth boy launched DDo S attacks against animal rights target websites and Devon and Cornwall Police and tweeted bomb hoaxes to American Airlines and Delta Air Lines.
Three offences under Computer Misuse Act Section 3 (the DDo S attacks) admitted.
Eight month sentence suspended for 18 months, an order restricting his access to the internet and computer activity and an order to complete 250 hours unpaid of work.
Webcam voyeur used Blackshades Remote Access Trojan (RAT) malware to spy on people through their webcams.
After a series of toxic civil disputes, father-in-law Christopher Hutcheson (Snr) and his two sons used key logger to capture passwords and hacked into Gordon Ramsay Holdings Ltd systems to access email accounts of employees, financial data and details of intellectual property (IP) rights. Hutcheson (Snr) sentnced to six months imprisonment; Chris Hutcheson (Jnr) and Adam Hutcheson given four-month prison sentences, suspended for two years South Shields man mounted Do S attacks against Ce X, Durham Constabulary, Police Scotland and British Airways websites in October 2014. PCSO with a personal grievance accessed restricted material on the GMP police intelligence computer system to try to frame an innocent man for attempted murder Guilty plea.
British Airways site down for an hour at an estimated cost of 100,000. Sentenced to ninteen months imprisonment Computer Misuse Act 1990 s2 Unauthorised access with intent to commit further offence, s3 Unauthorised acts with intent to impair, s3A Making, supplying or obtaining articles; Possession of indecent images of a child; Voyeurism 29-year-old man spied on female victims using their personal webcams and used RAT malware to download intimate and personal files held on their computers.
All contributions welcomed, please submit any suggested additions and corrections by e-mail. 15 year-old Leicester male founder of Crackas With Attitude (CWA) used Social engineering to target email accounts of US government chiefs including John Brennan (CIA), James Clapper and Mark Giuliano (FBI) and their families. PC Howe accessed Northumbria Police computer systems to obtain information to pass on to a female publican with who he was having an inappropriate relationship.
West, 26, used Brute force attacks (Sentry MBA) in August and September 2017 to target some 100 companies' websites (including Just Eat, Sainsburys, Nectar, Groupon, AO.com, Ladbrokes, Coral betting, Uber, Asda, T mobile and Argos) to harvest tens of thousands of customers' email addresses, passwords and financial data to be sold on the dark web. Sentenced to four months prison suspended for 12 months and ordered to pay 1,460 costs.
Revenge attacks by ex-Director on former network security company Esselar and its client Aviva over five months. Actions had "damaged confidence and reputations in a way that can be far-reaching and serious". Senior Internal Auditor at Morrisons supermarket accessed and uploaded confidential personal data (including employees' names, addresses, NI and bank details) of nearly 100,000 employees to newspaper and data sharing websites.
Guilty plea to two counts of an unauthorised act with intent to impair computer operation. Self-styled paedophile hunter posed as underage girls in chatrooms to entice men to send indecent images of themselves that he exchanged for other indecent images that concealed malware to obtain their personal details for blackmail. Guilty plea to one count of communicating false information and one count of unauthorised computer access.
Sentenced to 15 months imprisonment for both offences.
Unemployed hacker accessed a gold bullion firm website to obtain names, addresses and tracking numbers of customers to enable associates to intercept the gold deliveries.
Pleaded guilty to conspiracy to steal, unauthorised access to a computer and blackmail and sentenced to five years and four months in jail.