Lumension® Endpoint Intelligence Center

Intelligence Center » News Archive » Alleged associate of NullCrew arrested on federal hacking charge involving cyber attacks on companies and universities

Alleged associate of NullCrew arrested on federal hacking charge involving cyber attacks on companies and universities

2014/06/16

U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Illinois - (International) The FBI arrested a Tennessee man June 11 and charged him with federal computer hacking for allegedly conspiring to launch cyberattacks on two universities and three companies, and releasing information from previously hacked computers causing significant financial damage to the institutions. The suspect is believed to be an associate of the NullCrew hacking group.

Source: http://www.fbi.gov/chicago/press-releases/2014/alleged-associate-of-nullcrew-arrested-on-federal-hacking-charge-involving-cyber-attacks-on-companies-and-universities

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:20:33