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Key player in Silk Road successor site gets eight years in U.S. prison

(Reuters) -. A Washington state man was sentenced Friday to eight years in prison for his role in helping to manage the successor website Silk Road...

 

Key player in Silk Road successor site gets eight years in U.S. prison

(Reuters) -. A Washington state man was sentenced Friday to eight years in prison for his role in helping to manage the successor website Silk Road, an online swart mark which sold illegal drugs and other goods

Brian Farrell, who prosecutors say was a staff for Silk Road 2.0, was sentenced by US District Judge Richard Jones in Seattle to plead guilty in March to charges of conspiracy to distributed heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine.

Farrell, 27, was arrested in January 2015 as a pilot under way in the case of Ross Ulbricht, the creator of the original Silk Road, which authorities say Ulbricht has under the alias “Dread Pirate Roberts.”

Ulbricht, 32, was sentenced in May 2015 to life in prison after convicted a federal jury in Manhattan on charges of, inter alia, the distribution of drugs.

Silk Road 2.0 was launched late in 2013, weeks after authorities the original Silk Road website cruel and arrested Ulbricht.

Like the original site, Silk Road 2.0 users are allowed to buy and sell drugs anonymous, computer hacking tools and other illegal items, using the digital currency Bitcoin, the authorities said.

in November 2014 announced the federal authorities in Manhattan that she closed Silk Road 2.0 and arrested his alleged operator Blake Bent Hall, who prosecutors say active website called “Defcon”.

prosecutors said Farrell was a key aide Bent Hall, and was part of a small staff of online administrators and forum moderators, using the nickname “doctorclu.”

In court documents, prosecutors said that during a search of his residence in Bellevue, Washington, in January 2015, Farrell said he worked as Defcon right hand man.

A lawyer for Farrell did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

<. p> The case is US v Farrell, US District Court, Western District of Washington, No. 15-MJ-00016

(Reporting by Nate Raymond in New York. Editing by Cynthia Osterman)

Data analysis from Paris raid on Google will take months, possibly years: prosecutor

 

Data analysis from Paris raid on Google will take months, possibly years: prosecutor

Paris (Reuters) – Analysis of data seized by detectives last week could take possibly years raided Google’s Paris headquarters, French financial prosecutor Eliane houlette yesterday

Dozens of French police raid Google’s offices. Tuesday, rising an investigation into alleged tax evasion.

“We have a very collected computer data,” said crook in an interview with Europe 1 radio, iTele TV channel and newspaper Le Monde, adding that 96 people participated in the attack.

“We have analyzed (data) … (it will) months, I hope it will not be for a few years, but we have very limited resources.”

Google, which says it fully complies with French law, has been under pressure in Europe from public opinion and governments angry at the way multinationals operate to reduce burdens their global presence.

(Sign by Maya Nikolaeva; Editing by David Goodman)

Alphabet drops most in three years after first quarter but analysts upbeat

 

Alphabet drops most in three years after first quarter but analysts upbeat

Analysts agreed. Investors were not so sure.

The company’s shares closed down 5.46 percent at $ 737.42 on Friday, their biggest ODI percentage drop since October 2012.

The search giant’s first-quarter profit remains estimates especially since it build more traffic to its mobile advertising.

But analysts are focused on the 20 percent increase in revenue from Google websites, an important measure that most closely meet expectations.

“If the fog is more head than a real one. And fundamental trends are intrinsically impressive. And valuation looks compelling. Then when you buy it,” RBC Capital Markets analyst Mark Mahaney said in a client note .

Susquehanna Financial Group analysts agreed. “While head missed numbers, the key earnings figure was fine,” she wrote.

Several agents, including Susquehanna, cut price targets on alphabet, but persevered “buy” recommendations.

RBC has its $ 1,000 price target

same drivers alphabet necessarily help sales growth -. mobile, purchase and sale of auto advertising and YouTube – bring with them something higher costs in the short term may continue, Canaccord Genuity analysts in a note.

alphabet said traffic acquisition cost is $ 3800000000, responsible for 21 percent of advertising revenue in the first quarter that the ongoing shift to mobile and the increasing importance of automated or “programmatic” advertising

at its core, Mahaney said alphabet is largely to show an advertisement company and the strength of this business further in the quarter, with a high incidence of absolute growth. – “No small matter in a nearly $ 70000000000 ad company.”

Google’s advertising revenue rose 16.2 percent to $ 18.02 billion in the quarter, while the number of ads jumped 29 percent.

“We feel it was a solid quarter, but the” least good “for the past five, each of which the equity market higher,” said Canaccord analysts.

At least 11 brokers cut their price targets on the stock markets, with as much as $ 80, but not a downgraded the stock

Macquarie and Deutsche Bank have their price targets to $ 20 – .. Deutsche Bank and Macquarie $ 1,100 to $ 890

of the 51 analysts covering the stock, 48 rate it “buy” or higher and three have “hold” one. No one recommends selling

at Thursday’s close, the output alphabet 42 percent in the past year

(Reporting by Supantha Mukherjee and Tenzin Pema in Bangalore; editing by Ted Kerr .. it)

U.S. computer hacker gets three-and-a-half years for stealing iPad user data

 

U.S. computer hacker gets three-and-a-half years for stealing iPad user data

hacker was sentenced Monday to three years and five months in prison to steal the personal information of users of Apple Inc. iPad about 120,000, including the mayors of large cities, a newscaster and TV network bosses Hollywood movie.

Auernheimer Andrew, 27, was sentenced in November by a jury in Newark, New Jersey, to one count of conspiracy to AT & T Inc servers without authorization and one count of identity theft.

The sentence imposed by U.S. District Judge Susan Wigenton in Newark was at the top of the 33 – to 41 months range that the U.S. Department of Justice

prosecutors asked.

told a prison sentence would deter hackers from invading the privacy of innocent people on the internet.

Among the victims of the activities were Auernheimer ABC News anchor Diane Sawyer, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein, according to the indictment.

“When it became clear that he was in trouble, he invented the fiction that he was trying to make the Internet more secure and that everything he did was walk through an open door,” U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman said in a statement. “The jury did not buy it, nor the sentencing court.”

Auernheimer

early probation. ‘S Attorney stated that no password has been hacked and that a long prison sentence was not justified because the government has recently asked six months for a defendant in a case involving “facts much more intrusive.”

lawyer, Tor Ekeland, said his client would appeal. He said that the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act clearly not determine if unauthorized access.

“If it is criminal, while tens of thousands of Americans commit cybercrime every two days,” Ekeland said in an interview. “There was really no harm.”

Auernheimer

was handcuffed at some point during the trial, the lawyer said. He said his client was “beep” on his phone, and the U.S. Marshals prevail.

Ekeland

is also an important advocate for Matthew, a deputy editor of Social Media at Thomson Reuters Corp. suspended with pay on Friday.

Keys

charged California last week on federal charges of complicity in the collective Anonymous hackers by giving access pirate Tribune Co. systems in December 2010.

The facts before keys began to work on the site Reuters.com. Ekeland said Friday Keys “his innocence protested” and “looks forward to challenge these baseless accusations.

INTERNET TROLL

Lawyers

Auernheimer a” hacker known Internet ‘trolls’, who along with co-defendant Daniel Spitler and Goatse Security group tried to disrupt online content and services.

The two men were accused of using a “Slurper account” designed to provide the e-mail ID for iPad users agree and implement a “brute force” attack to information about users who accessed the Internet via AT & , T servers retrieve.

This information has then been stolen website Gawker, which an article naming famous people whose e-mails were published compromised, prosecutors said.

Spitler pleaded guilty in June 2011 with same costs which Auernheimer was convicted and is awaiting trial.

Gawker has not been charged in this case. In his original article, Gawker told Goatse obtained the data through a script on the website of AT & T, that was accessible to all users. Gawker also says in the article that the authenticity of the data by two people by the names. A spokesman for Gawker on Monday refused to work.

AT & T has partnered with Apple in the United States for wireless services on the iPad. After hacking the function that allowed to obtain email addresses.

The case is U.S. v. Auernheimer, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, No. 11-00470.