900 Aviva employees' phones hacked; Expenses claims rejected. Found guilty of fraud by abuse of position of trust, securing unauthorised access to computer material and disclosing personal data.
Data breach cost the company more than 2m to rectify. Teenager using the nickname Narko launched a series of crippling global distributed denial-of-service (DDo S) attacks against internet exchanges and services including Spamhaus. Sentenced to nine years in prison Teaching Assistant hacked into the school email system at Ormiston Victory Academy and used pupil's account to send email "There will be a bomb in school Monday".
Convicted of two offences under Section 51 of the Criminal Law Act (the bomb hoaxes). Nottingham City Council manager used council computer systems to search confidential records and case files. Teenager launched global distributed denial-of-service (DDo S) attacks against UK Home Office and FBI websites.
Refused to provide key to two encrypted hard drives. Sentenced to three years imprisonment (including 10 months consecutive for Failure to comply with RIPA section 49 notice to provide encryption key).
43 year old Crime prevention officer at Northumbria Police used force IT system to find out about an incident involving tenants at his flat without authorisation. 12-month conditional discharge, ordered to pay 85 costs and a 30 victim surcharge.
Founder member of international cyber crime network D33Ds used SQL injection attacks to obtain 300k usernames and passwords from Yahoo and offered them for sale.
Also attacked a website selling computer game codes that were obtained for resale. Jailed for two years after guilty pleas to three offences under CMA 1990 s3 and fraud.
US Department of Defense (Do D) estimated cost to fix the damage at about $628,000 (c. Devereux aka "His Royal Gingerness" hacked into the websites of Norwich airport and the Norfolk and Norwich hospital in 2015.