Man who claimed half of Facebook charged with fraud

Paul Ceglia - the man who tried to claim that he owned half of Facebook - was arrested on Friday and charged with mail and wire fraud that could see him spending 20 years behind bars.

Brazil arrests Google boss over YouTube video

The president of Google Brazil has been arrested over a YouTube video that criticizes a mayoral candidate, breaking local electoral law.

Anonymous spokesman arrested during online chat

Self-styled Anonymous spokesman Barrett Brown has been arrested at his apartment and taken into FBI custody.

Pirate Bay founder arrested in Cambodia

Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, one of the founders of file-sharing website Pirate Bay, has been arrested in Cambodia, following a request by the Swedish authorities.

New arrest over Sony Pictures hack

The FBI has arrested a second LulzSec suspect for the attack on Sony Pictures last year.

New Jersey mayor charged with hacking opponents' website

A New Jersey mayor has been arrested for allegedly hacking a website that was calling for him to be recalled.

Greenpeace protesters arrested at Apple HQ

Two Greenpeace activists have been arrested after a demonstration outside the company's Cupertino headquarters.

'TeamPoison spokesman' arrested in UK

A British teenager has been arrested on suspicion of being the spokesperson for TeamPoison, the hacking group that's attacked websites belonging to Mark Zuckerberg, Nicolas Sarkozy and Scotland Yard itself.

Swift arrest made over family planning site hack

If proof were needed that members of Anonymous aren't all singing from the same hymn sheet, the news comes that a man claiming to belong to the group has hacked into the website of the British Pregnancy Advisory Service.

FBI in LulzSec takedown

Law enforcement officials on two continents appear to have taken down LulzSec, a hacker group loosely affiliated with Anonymous. 



Anonymous says it was infiltrated

Cyber activists linked to Anonymous have conceded that international law enforcement officials managed to infiltrate the collective in an operation which culminated with the arrest of 25 individuals.

Video of NYPD arresting Philly cop goes viral



Videos and images of the NYPD arresting a former Philadelphia cop during the recent OccupyWallStreet (OWS) Day of Action have gone viral.

'Topiary' suspect named and charged

The British hacking suspect arrested last week has been named as 18-year-old Jake Davis, from the remote Shetland island of Yell.

Microsoft puts $250,000 price on botnet operators' heads

Microsoft's offering a $250,000 reward for information leading to a successful criminal conviction for the Rustock botnet.

Suspected Sony hackers arrested in Turkey

Turkish police have arrested 32 Anonymous hackers after attacks on government websites, the state-run news agency Anadolu reports.

Spanish police arrest three in Anonymous crackdown

Spanish police have detained three cyber activists allegedly associated with the cyber collective known as Anonymous.

Aussie reporter arrested after 'stealing' Facebook photo

Beware: using a 'private' photo online is as risky as stealing a television, as one Australian reporter has found to his cost.

Arrest made over Operation Payback attacks

The Dutch authorities have made the first arrest over the DDoS attacks carried out against financial organizations in support of Wikileaks - and already Anonymous has responded.

Assange turns himself in to police

The chase is over: Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has handed himself into the police.

Teen arrested for leaking manga comics online

A fourteen-year-old has been arrested in Japan for allegedly leaking manga titles onto YouTube before their release.