2015 Cyber Crime Arrests

Published: Silk Road Founder Arrested: In May 2015, Ross Ulbricht, the founder of the notorious online marketplace Silk Road, was sentenced to life in prison for his role in operating the site. Silk Road was known for selling illegal drugs and other illicit goods and services, and Ulbricht’s arrest was seen as a major victory […]

The Hacking Team Breach

Published: A group of hackers calling themselves “Phineas Fisher” announced that they had breached the servers of the Italian company Hacking Team, a controversial firm that sold surveillance software to law enforcement and intelligence agencies around the world. The hackers released over 400GB of data, including confidential company documents, source code, and customer lists, on […]

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