Related News: Former US cybersecurity official gets 25 years for child porn charges

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On Monday, a federal judge in Nebraska sentenced the former acting director of cybersecurity for the US Department of Health and Human Services to 25 years in prison on child porn charges.

Timothy DeFoggi, who was convicted back in August 2014, is the sixth person to be convicted in relations to a Nebraska-based child porn Tor-enable website known as PedoBook. That site’s administrator, Aaron McGrath, was sentenced to 20 years last year by the same judge. McGrath famously did not have an administrator password, a mistake that federal investigators were easily able to make use of.

Source: Ars Technica

Related News: Alleged Tor hidden service operator busted for child porn distribution

One new article link has been added to our Related News page. Ars Technica published an article titled Alleged Tor hidden service operator busted for child porn distribution.

On Friday, Eric Eoin Marques, a 28 year-old Dublin resident, was arrested on a warrant from the US on charges that he is, in the words of a FBI agent to an Irish court, “the largest facilitator of child porn on the planet.” The arrest coincides with the disappearance of a vast number of “hidden services” hosted on Tor, the anonymizing encrypted network.

Source: Ars Technica