Carlo Celadon was 19 when the 'Ndrangheta kidnapped him from his home. They finally let him go after 831 days.
A white hat hacker who used to help for free is now charging hacked influencers to help them regain access to their accounts.
Motherboard previously reported how hackers were holding high-profile Instagram accounts for ransom, and how some influencers had to turn to white-hat hackers for help.
Someone has published the decryption key for the third layer of allegedly 9/11-linked documents from The Dark Overlord hacking group.
Leaked internal documents and stories from influencers show that Instagram has an influencer-hacking problem.
Athar Hameed Khan was kidnapped by a gang of Jatav Dalits in Qaimganj, Uttar Pradesh, and ended up being sorta friends with them.
Hackers have hijacked the accounts of at least four high profile Instagrammers recently, locking them out and demanding a bitcoin ransom. But Instagram is silent.
The note demands a multimillion-dollar payout to end the leaks.
Another episode of crime trying to take what it can from tech.
Life imitates art.
Italian police say they thwarted a crime syndicate's plan to jack the auto legend's casket in an attempt to hold his remains for ransom.
“I just want my money,” one of the hackers said.