- Hacker Guccifer pleads guilty to disclosing Bush emails Updated: May-25-16 1:32 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia - The Romanian hacker known as Guccifer will serve at least two years in prison after pleading guilty to breaking into computer accounts of the Bush family in 2013 and publicly releasing private family photos.
- Man pleads guilty in Pennsylvania in celebrity hacking case Updated: May-24-16 2:09 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - A Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty Tuesday to hacking into the email and online accounts of several female celebrities and stealing private information, including nude photos and videos.
- Algerian authorities destroy mountain of pirated CDs, DVDs Updated: May-24-16 9:33 am
ALGIERS, Algeria - Power shovels and a bulldozer have destroyed a huge mound of 2 million illegally copied CDs and DVDs outside Algeria's Culture Ministry, as part of a government pledge to crack down on long-rampant digital piracy.
- Fugitive accused of cyber fraud extradited from France Updated: May-20-16 6:52 pm
ATLANTA - Prosecutors say a computer hacker accused of committing cyber fraud has been extradited from France.
- Complaints against Burlington police can now be filed online Updated: May-17-16 3:39 am
BURLINGTON, Vermont - Residents of Burlington now have the ability to file complaints against the Vermont city's police department or individual officers on the Internet.
- Cops: Man sent photos of himself in lingerie to girls, women Updated: May-16-16 3:04 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Police say a Rhode Island man sent photos of himself wearing girls' school uniforms and lingerie to more than 40 women.
- Ukrainian hacker admits plotting to use stolen news releases Updated: May-16-16 1:54 pm
NEWARK, New Jersey - A Ukrainian hacker pleaded guilty Monday to his role in an international scheme that used stolen unpublished news releases to make $30 million in profits.
- 18 suspects arrested in Georgia child exploitation sting Updated: May-16-16 10:55 am
BRUNSWICK, Georgia - State investigators say 18 suspects were apprehended as part of "Operation Riptide," an undercover operation targeting suspected online child predators.
- Trainer accused of stealing horses, trying to sell 1 online Updated: May-16-16 9:35 am
WELLINGTON, Florida - Authorities say a 36-year-old Florida horse trainer is accused of stealing three prized horses and then trying to sell one online.
- Mom convicted over Facebook post to get new trial Updated: May-14-16 1:25 pm
ROSWELL, New Mexico - A New Mexico woman convicted of creating a public nuisance by posting an online comment about the possibility of a shooting at her son's school will get a new trial.
- State warns residents about Windows technical support scam Updated: May-13-16 4:17 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - Attorney General Marty Jackley is again warning South Dakota residents about a scam targeting computer users.
- Oregon man sentenced in Arkansas for child pornography Updated: May-12-16 7:32 pm
FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas - An Oregon man has been sentenced to more than four years in prison after pleading guilty to using the internet to view child pornography.
- Alaska performer charged with sexual abuse of a minor Updated: May-11-16 8:25 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - An Alaska performer has been charged with sexual abuse of a minor.
- Microsoft exec: No silver bullet to fight terror on internet Updated: May-11-16 5:00 pm
UNITED NATIONS - A Microsoft executive told the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday that "there is no silver bullet that will stop terrorist use of the Internet."
- San Jose police shoot man allegedly hacking mother in street Updated: May-11-16 3:10 pm
SAN JOSE, California - Police in San Jose shot and wounded a man as he allegedly hacked his mother with an ax in a city street.
- Syrian national extradited, charged with hacking for Assad Updated: May-10-16 6:17 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia - A Syrian national extradited to the U.S. made an initial court appearance Tuesday on charges he helped hack and extort American targets perceived to be enemies of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
- UK court says police can't make hacker hand over passwords Updated: May-10-16 7:36 am
LONDON - A judge has rejected an attempt by Britain's security services to force an alleged hacker to hand over the passwords to his encrypted computers.
- Thai authorities arrest dissident's mom for online inaction Updated: May-07-16 7:10 am
BANGKOK - The authorities in Thailand, who previously declared that marking a potentially illegal Facebook post with a "Like" could be cause for arrest, have charged a dissident's mother for failing to rebut a Facebook message that allegedly defamed the country's royal family.
- Woman accused of killing Gila monster pleads not guilty Updated: May-05-16 7:34 pm
TUCSON, Arizona - An Arizona woman accused of killing a federally protected Gila monster and bragging about it online has pleaded not guilty.
- Man convicted of defrauding victims of $600K in romance scam Updated: May-04-16 8:17 pm
GREENBELT, Maryland - A Silver Spring man has been convicted of running a romance scam on the internet that defrauded victims of more than $600,000.
- Memphis police investigating arrest of man recording them Updated: May-04-16 12:28 pm
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - The Memphis Police Department's Internal Affairs bureau is investigating after a video was posted online that appears to show officers arresting a man who was recording them with his cellphone.
- Fort Wayne man charged with molesting 2 young daughters Updated: May-03-16 2:37 pm
FORT WAYNE, Indiana - A Fort Wayne man has been charged with child molesting after he went online to describe illegal sexual activities he'd taken part in with his two young daughters, according to authorities.
- Miami man accused of hacking frequent flyer accounts Updated: May-01-16 3:28 pm
MIAMI - Police say a Miami computer programmer hacked into the American Airlines accounts of travelers and stole $260,000 worth of frequent flyer miles.
- Correction: Underage Online Lawsuit story Updated: Apr-30-16 11:45 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - In a story April 29 about a federal judge blocking enforcement of a Louisiana criminal law that requires online booksellers, publishers and other website owners to electronically verify customers' ages, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the law was enacted in 2005. The law was enacted in 2015.
- Medford man with pipe bombs arrested for threatening Obama Updated: Apr-29-16 2:14 am
MEDFORD, Oregon - Federal authorities have arrested a Medford man who they say made online comments threatening President Barack Obama and had several pipe bombs in his apartment.