May 2015

Silk Road Mastermind Sentenced to Life in Prison

The American man convicted of masterminding the criminal website Silk Road was sentenced in a New York court Friday to life in prison over the conspiracy that sold $200 million in drugs to customers worldwide.
Ross Ulbricht was found guilty in February by a jury on seven counts of narcotics trafficking, criminal enterprise, computer hacking and money laundering.
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Higher Education Crams for Cyber Security

Earlier this month, Penn State University was forced to completely disconnect a portion of its network from the Internet in response to multiple cyber attacks. The attacks that apparently emanated from China centered on Penn State’s College of Engineering and the duration of the attack stretches all the way back to September of 2012.
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