Teenager escapes jail for PayPal hack

The fourth British man to appear in court over the 2010 hack of PayPal has escaped jail, as he was only 16 at the time of the offence.

Scarlett Johansson hacker given ten years

The man who hacked into the email accounts of celebrities including  Scarlett Johansson and Mila Kunis has been sentenced to ten years behind bars.

Arizona man imprisoned for renting out botnet

A hacker was given 30 months in prison yesterday for selling command-and-control access to thousands of malware-infected computers.

Defense wants sentence reduced for WikiLeaks suspect

The civilian lawyer representing Pfc. Bradley Manning has asked a military court to reduce any possible sentence by at least 7 years due to harsh treatment while in custody.

SurfTheChannel owner gets four years in jail

The British owner of video-linking service SurfTheChannel has been sentenced to four years in prison following a private prosecution by copyright owners.

Finders of iPhone prototype sentenced

The two men accused of selling a lost iPhone 4 prototype to Gizmodo last year have given up the fight and changed their pleas from 'not guilty' to 'no contest'.