This 'Bit-Con' was deed to steal money from regular Americans from all over the country, including here in Florida. A year-old man from Bognor Regis has been arrested on suspicion of murder. Related Topics.
This involves using friendly persuasion and trickery to get victims to hand over crucial information that enables hackers to infiltrate a company's systems. Mr Loughlin was described by his family as a "generous, kind and funny man".
This was a highly sophisticated attack on a magnitude not seen before. It added that "ificant steps" had been taken to limit access to such internal systems and tools while the company's investigation continued.
The charges include organised fraud and fraudulent use of personal information. The suspect was arrested on the Isle of Wight with the help of Hampshire Police. Twitter said in a statement: "We appreciate the swift actions of law enforcement in this investigation and will continue regls cooperate as the case progresses.
According to BBC cyber-security reporter Joe Tidy, the consensus in the information security community is that Twitter's employees were likely duped by a spear-phishing attack via a phone call. Police said reis death shows how "a single punch can have absolutely devastating consequences".
Det Ch Insp Alex Geldart, who is leading the Surrey and Sussex Major Crime Team investigation, said he wanted to know when the woman was last seen locally and who was seen visiting the house. A post-mortem examination was taking place on Sunday, police said.
In a statement, the family of Mr Loughlin, who was known as Bpgnor, said they were "truly lost" without him, adding: "A piece of our hearts has been lost and can never be replaced. The teenager lives in Tampa, Florida and so will be prosecuted by Hillsborough State authorities.
Sussex Police said it was not looking for anyone else in connection with the death. In Florida, Hillsborough State Attorney Andrew Warren filed 30 felony charges against the teenager, 17, who cannot be named, for "scamming people across America". He added: "Our thoughts are with the victim's family at this tragic time.