Aleksandr Andreevich Panin, the Russian creator of the SpyEye malware, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire and bank fraud, according to the US Department of Justice.
Two US citizens have been arrested in relation to a hacker-for-hire web site and charged with running a criminal enterprise, according to the FBI. Three others were charged with using e-mail breach services.
Details of 74,000 people were lost in a data security breach in Coca Cola’s HQ from Atlanta, after some laptops were stolen, according to The Wall Street Journal.
The Syrian Electronic Army has hit Microsoft for a third time this month, this time targeting a Microsoft blog, according to the BBC.
A 28-year-old man admitted to hijacking YouTube accounts to make profit using the ad service, according to the Washington Post. He also admitted to hacking the email account of AOL’s chief executive officer.
Some 70 million people had their names, mailing addresses, phone numbers or email addresses stolen through card swiping devices placed in Target US stores, the US retailer has announced.