14-year old Plymouth boy launched DDo S attacks against animal rights target websites and Devon and Cornwall Police and tweeted bomb hoaxes to American Airlines and Delta Air Lines.Three offences under Computer Misuse Act Section 3 (the DDo S attacks) admitted.Guilty plea to two counts of an unauthorised act with intent to impair computer operation. Self-styled paedophile hunter posed as underage girls in chatrooms to entice men to send indecent images of themselves that he exchanged for other indecent images that concealed malware to obtain their personal details for blackmail. Guilty plea to one count of communicating false information and one count of unauthorised computer access.Sentenced to 15 months imprisonment for both offences.Eight month sentence suspended for 18 months, an order restricting his access to the internet and computer activity and an order to complete 250 hours unpaid of work.
Police Constable accessed Lancashire Constabulary systems 21,802 times over 7 years to obtain personal details of car crash victims to sell on to ambulance chasing claims firms. 25 year-old accessed a US military satellite communications system in June 2014 and stole 800 users' usernames, ranks and email addresses and details of about 30,000 satellite phones. Sentenced to 18 months in prison, suspended for 18 months.Bored 17 year-old developed scripts to help harvest Mumsnet usernames and passwords and hacked into his school intranet.Sentenced to a 12-month community order and 200 hours of unpaid community work.Ordered (27 March 2018) to pay back £70k within three months or face further two years detention. Sentenced to two years imprisonment and given a Serious Crime Prevention Order.31 year-old Bar manager hacked into 272 Apple i Cloud accounts to grab private, sexual photographs that he posted on his websites and charged members to access. 37 year-old IT expert launched revenge cyber attack on previous employer company Lets XL of Colwyn Bay in April 2017. Esteves (aka Killa Muvz) ran the re website which charged hackers for testing whether their malware would evade Anti Virus and Malware scanners from 2011 to 2015. Bessell, 21, created malware sold on the dark web that allowed others to conduct Distributed Denial of Service (DDo S) attacks. Chappell, 19, launched 2,000 Distributed Denial of Service (DDo S) attacks including on Amazon, Nat West and Netflix. Sentenced to 16 months in youth custody, suspended for two years, and ordered to undertake 20 days rehabilitation. Ex-Harrods IT worker asked computer repair shop to help him retrieve personal files (including his National Insurance number) on his company-issued laptop. Fined 135 for the CMA s1 offence, ordered to pay 85 costs and 30 victim surcharge Merseyside PC accessed police intelligence systems to snoop on two girlfriends and their previous partners Guilty plea.