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Alleged Russian scammer appears in U.S. court after extradition battle

by Jeff Stone • 4 days ago

The case of Aleksei Burkov has been the subject of headlines in Israel and Russia for months.

BlueKeep is back. For now, attackers are just using it for cryptomining

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

The hacking has finally begun, and so far, it’s gone off with a whimper, not a bang.

Alleged Russian hacker at center of international dispute poised for extradition to U.S.

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

The case of Aleksey Burkov is the most recent example of Russian officials trying to stop an accused cybercriminal from standing trial in the U.S.

Hackers who tried extorting Uber, Lynda plead guilty

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

Uber portrayed its payment to the hackers as a bug bounty reward.

Imperva planned to keep its CEO through a merger. Two months after a breach, he’s out.

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

Chris Hylen had been scheduled to remain at the helm of the company following a meger with Thoma Bravo.

Microsoft: U.S. presidential campaign, government officials targeted by recent hacking effort

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

Phosphorus, also known as APT35, has targeted email accounts associated with an unnamed U.S. presidential campaign along with current and former U.S. government officials.

Scraping public website data does not violate CFAA, judge rules

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

The decision is a rare limitation on the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.

LinkedIn stopped more than 21 million fake accounts this year, but legitimate users are the real challenge

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

Chinese recruiters have exploited the Microsoft-owned site for their own gain.

The FBI is diving deeper into the Methbot ad fraud case

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

And now we know the group called itself "Metan," the Russian word for methane.

Capital One announces massive data breach; lone suspect arrested in Seattle

by Greg Otto • 4 months ago

The breach affected approximately 100 million individuals in the United States and approximately 6 million in Canada.

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