cybercrook

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cybercrook

A person who gains illegal entrance into a computer system or who diverts financial transfers into his or her own account. See cracker and netopath.
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A CYBER crook was today behind bars for his role in an attack which saw tens of thousands stolen from cash machines in Liverpool.
I now write them down and leave them in random places that not even the best cyber crook could find.
In fact, if a financial cyber crook did log on, rather than test my overdraft arrangement he might feel sorry enough to put a few quid in - they would probably have enough left over from the Barclays job, anyway.
Now to make a final attack, the cyber crook sent an SMS to the victim and as he opened it, a backdoor malware got downloaded on his phone giving the hacker a complete access to the," said cyber security expert Rakshit Tandon, who is also working with police officials in several states to crack various cyber crime cases.
Traditional Windows key loggers are designed to operate in the background, recording each tap of the keyboard in other programs and then sending that information to a cyber crook.
The latest victim is young Scot Peter Craddock who parted with pounds 3200 to buy a car after a cyber crook sent legitimate-looking emails, complete with official ebay logo.
15 JAILED hacker Nicholas Hathaway (Chris Hemsworth) is offered his freedom if he can bring to justice a cyber crook who caused havoc by tampering with the price of soy.
Cyber crooks raided the chain's old website in June and took customers' names, dates of birth, email addresses and phone numbers.
Prateek Sachdeva took his laptop to top technicians who failed to decrypt the file which was hacked and now, the cyber crooks are demanding money to unlock the data.
CYBER crooks hacked into the computers of a Tyneside MP and demanded a ransom, she's revealed.
The attack comes just over a week after telecoms giant TalkTalk's website was hit by cyber crooks.
SOME TalkTalk customers their bank accounts suspected Russian jihadi cyber crooks after the details of four million clients were hacked.