antiMusic Logo
Jealous Haters Since 1998!
Home | News | Reviews | Day In Rock | RockNewsWire | Singled Out | Feeds
spacer

Hackers Hit Storage Wars Stars' Computer (Recap)


.
On Thursday Hackers Hit Storage Wars Stars' Computer was a top story. Here is the recap: (TMZ) The Bad News: Two A&E stars from "Storage Wars" almost lost their life's savings when a couple of cyber criminals hijacked their financial accounts last week. The Good news: The thieves were REALLY dumb.

TMZ spoke with Dan and Laura Dotson -- the auctioneers from "S. Wars" -- who tell us the hackers remotely broke into their home computer and stole all sorts of critical information, including credit card and bank account numbers.

But the Internet thieves pulled a rookie mistake ... and tried to make some MAJOR purchases all at once ... which immediately raised a red flag with the credit card's security team.

Once the Dotsons were alerted to the situation, they obviously denied the charges -- and quickly cancelled their cards and changed their account passwords.

It gets worse ... while still connected to the reality TV stars' computer ... the perps began to chat over instant message about the heist in progress. Laura, thinking quickly, took a screen grab of the convo.

Laura and Dan tell us they've already reached out to authorities ... and hope to press charges as soon as cops can identify the culprits. - more on this story

TMZ submitted this story.
Copyright TMZ - Excerpted here with permission.

Storage Wars DVDs and Blu-Rays

Storage Wars T-shirts and Posters

Share this article


...end


advertisement
advertisement

.
News Reports
.

Day in Rock:
Metallica's New Album Will Be Done This Summer- Video From AC/DC With Axl Rose's Switzerland Show Goes Online- B.B King's Children In Heated Battle Over His Estate- more

Beyond Rock: Johnny Depp Ordered To Stay Away From Estranged Wife- Guns N' Roses' Duff McKagan Was Blown Away By Axl Rose- T.I. Reacts To Fatal Shooting At His Concert- more

AC/DC Address Possible Future With Axl Rose- Nikki Sixx Has Humorous Outlook On Feud With KISS- Red Hot Chili Peppers Release Stream Of 'The Getaway'- more

 Subscribe To Day in Rock


advertisement

.
Rock News Stories
Metallica's New Album Will Be Done This Summer

Video From AC/DC With Axl Rose's Switzerland Show Goes Online

B.B King's Children In Heated Battle Over His Estate

Twisted Sister Star Criticizes Classic Bands For Releasing New Music

Video From Hollywood Vampires' Rock In Rio Lisbon Set Goes Online

Attack On Teen Goth Deemed A Hate Crime By Police

The Strokes Preview New EP 'Future Past Present'

Ozzy Osbourne Helps Hometown Children's Hospital

Nonpoint Reveal New Song 'Generation Idiot'

Wolverine Streaming New Song 'Our Last Goodbye'

Emerson, Lake & Palmer Career-Spanning Anthology Coming

The Answer Finish Work On New Album 'Solas'

Unlocking The Truth Release 'Monster' Video

Van Zant Release 'Red White & Blue' Lyric Video

Mastodon QOSTA Supergroup Gone is Gone Release New Video

Former Candy Hearts Tour Manager Denies Abuse Claims

The Tubes Announce The Mondo Pulp Tour

Discharge Reportedly Postpone U.S. Tour

Claypool Lennon Delirium Streaming Debut Album Online

Ghost Preparing Fans For New Direction With Upcoming EP

L.A. Guns, Faster Pussycat Members Form New Group

Katatonia Streaming New Album 'The Fall Of Hearts' Online

AC/DC Address Possible Future With Axl Rose

Nikki Sixx Has Humorous Outlook On Feud With KISS

Red Hot Chili Peppers Release Stream Of 'The Getaway'

The Ghost Inside Frontman Undergoes More Surgery

Temple Of The Dog Settle Dispute Over Master Tapes

Five Finger Death Punch Ink New Deal Despite Legal Battle

Other Music News Stories
Johnny Depp Ordered To Stay Away From Estranged Wife

Guns N' Roses' Duff McKagan Was Blown Away By Axl Rose

T.I. Reacts To Fatal Shooting At His Concert

Gucci Mane Gets Early Prison Release, Celebrates With New Song

Calvin Harris Posts First Message Since Serious Car Crash

Snoop Dogg Returning To Doggystyle With New Album

Volbeat Take New Direction With 'Seal The Deal' Album

Skrillex Defends Justin Bieber In 'Sorry' Song Theft Claim

Korn's Head and Munky Feel Really Connected On New Album

Phish's Trey Anastasio Open To More Grateful Dead Shows

Rob Halford To Perform With Babymetal At Awards Show

Linkin Park Release New Studio Videos

Justin Bieber Accused Of Song Theft With 'Sorry'

Bon Jovi Finish Work On New Studio Album

Meek Mill Reignites Drake Feud With New Remix

Jake Owen In Emergency Room Following Biking Accident

John Belushi Documentary In The Works

Dierks Bentley Received Advice From U2 Frontman Bono

Paul Simon Streams EDM Inspired New Album 'Stranger to Stranger'

Cyndi Lauper Tributes Prince With 'When You Were Mine'

Nick Jonas Covers Zara Larsson's 'Lush Life'

Brett Eldredge Turned Thomas Rhett Onto Snapchat

1 Killed, 3 Wounded In Shooting At T.I. Concert

Brad Paisley Reveals Demi Lovato Duet 'Without a Fight'

Justin Bieber Sparks Controversy With Argentinean Flag Tossing

Florida Georgia Line Cover Backstreet Boys Song

One Direction's Niall Horan Working On New Songs

Jay Z's References 'Lemonade' and Prince On New Remix

Reviews
All Recent Reviews and Interviews

MorleyView Marty Balin (Jefferson Airplane)

Red Tide Rising - Voices

Denner Shermann - Satan's Tomb

The Blues: Blind Lemon Peel Blues All-Stars - Don't Tear My Clothes

Steve Porcaro - Someday/Somehow

Kiefer Sutherland Live

The Allman Brothers Band - Live From A&R Studios, New York, August 26, 1971

Howardian - A Smurf at Land's End

Anvil is Anvil

Album of the Week: Generation X

Root 66: Darryl Purpose - Still the Birds

Quick Flicks: The Dollyrots - Family Vacation: Live in Los Angeles

5 Star Friday: Searching for Sugar Man

Rock Reads: Show Posters: The Art and Practice of Making Gig Posters

Vehemence - Forward Without Motion

Ben Craven - Last Chance to Hear

The Rides - Pierced Arrow

Psychedelic Shack: Black Rainbows- Deadsmoke- Duel- Holy Grove

Roots of Creation - Livin Free

On The Record: Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Live - Volume 1

Classics: Prince's Purple Rain

The Blues: New Blues Revolution, Golden State - Lone Star Blues Revue, Peter Karp

Lita Ford - Time Capsule

The Blues: Jeff Healey - Heal My Soul

Rock Reads: Little Gray Bastards- The Incessant Alien Presence

Guns N' Roses Month: Chinese Democracy

Iron Maiden Live In Chicago

Grey Heaven Fall - Black Wisdom

The Blues: Keb' Mo' - Keb' Mo' Live: That Hot Pink Blues Album

Guns N' Roses Month: Use Your Illusion I and II

Passport: Lakou Mizik - Wa Di Yo

Keith Morris & the Crooked Numbers - The Dirty Gospel

Contact Us - Privacy - antiMusic Email - Why we are antiMusic

Copyright© 1998 - 2016 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved.

Please click here for legal restrictions and terms of use applicable to this site. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.