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  • Network admin Terry Childs gets 4-year sentence

    A City of San Francisco administrator who refused to hand over administrative passwords to the city's network was sentenced to four years in state prison Friday.

    Written by Robert McMillan09 Aug. 10 05:04
  • Gonzalez sentenced for multimillion-dollar credit card scam

    As his parents and sister silently wept, hacker mastermind Albert Gonzalez was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court to two concurrent 20-year stints in prison for his role in what prosecutors called the "unparalleled" theft of millions of credit and debit card numbers from major U.S. retailers.

    Written by Nancy Weil26 March 10 08:24
  • Former CEO of sentenced to prison term

    The former director and CEO of, a large offshore sports-wagering business, has been sentenced to 33 months in prison for his role in running the illegal gambling operation.

    Written by Grant Gross11 Jan. 10 07:50