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 BUSINESSMAN says a jailed cyber crook who hailed himself as a top entrepreneur and IT expert put his whole firm at risk.
Nathan Wyatt, 35, was arrested after it emerged a cyber crook had demanded PS50,000 for thousands of images stolen from her iCloud account.
The cyber crook, who demanded [euro]60,000 for images stolen from the 33-yearold's iCloud account, is being hunted by specialist officers from Scotland Yard.
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.
The cyber crook, who demanded PS50,000 for images stolen from the 33-yearold's iCloud account, is being hunted by specialist officers from Scotland Yard.
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.
A CYBER crook who may have cost the music industry up to PS240m by illegally sharing tracks from his home is behind bars.
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.
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.
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.