Pirate Bay co-founder arrested on hacking charges | Sedulity Groups

A co-founder of BitTorrent tracker The Pirate Bay has been arrested in Sweden over allegations he was involved in hacking a contractor to the country's tax authority.
Sweden's public prosecutions authority suspected Gottfrid Svartholm to be one of three involved in continued breaches of a core database held by contractor Logica over a two-year period.
The hacks, which began in 2010 and continued until April this year, reportedly involved accessing the database containing civic registration numbers for people with protected identities, with thousands of such numbers copied by the three over the breach period.

Sedulity Groups | Hacker made calls worth ₨ 6,98,324 [ About 7 Lakh ] from public phone

Computer expert Dariusz Ganski, of Sunny Bank, Kingswood, used a router to tap into BT phone boxes and made hours of calls to expensive numbers. He make calls worth £10,000 of premium-line bills and he has been jailed for 18 months. Prosecutor David Maunder commented: "Police located the vehicle and they found Mr Ganski with two laptop computers and numerous mobile telephones." Bristol Crown Court heard that the 27-year-old committed his crimes to get electronic credits for music and on-line games, while still on licence from prison for almost identical offences.