January 31, 2014
Suspected email hackers for hire charged in four countries
Eleven people were charged in the U.S., India, China and Romania for their suspected involvement with websites offering email hacking services. "For India's CBI, China's MPS, Romania's DCCO [a division of DIICOT], and the FBI to cooperate together on a single case is without precedence," Gary Warner, the Director of Research in Computer Forensics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, said Saturday in a blog post. "A great sign towards a bad future for cyber criminals."