hacking

Russian Hacker Faces Decades in Prison
SEATTLE (AP) — Federal prosecutors want the Russian man convicted of hacking into U.S. businesses to steal credit card data to be sentenced to 30 years in prison and ordered to pay $170 million in restitution.
But Roman Seleznev's lawyers say his troubled history, poor health and willingness to help …
U.S. Aiming Sanctions at Russia After Election Interference
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. officials are expected to announce an imminent response, including sanctions, on Thursday for Russia's interference in the U.S. presidential election by hacking American political sites and email accounts -- an effort that ensures action before President-elect Donald Tru…
Cybercrime Costs Going Up
NEW YORK (AP) — The cost of cybercrime is going up. A new study says the average annual cost of online pilfering per large U.S. company is $15.4 million. That's up 19 percent from the $12.7 million level from last year. The Ponemon Institute study says the money spent on cybercrime includes shelling…