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A phishing campaign's collateral damage: Stolen passwords were publicly searchable

by Joe Warminsky • 2 months ago

The attackers made a mistake by not securing files once they were posted to sites set up to receive stolen data, say researchers from Check Point and Otorio.

After judge orders release of hacker tied to ISIS, US says 'Not so fast'

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

Ardit Ferizi was scheduled to head home to Kosovo amid a 20-year sentence.

UK arrests suspects tied to WeLeakInfo, a site shuttered for selling breached personal data

by Joe Warminsky • 2 months ago

Cops also visited alleged WeLeakInfo shoppers to warn them about their role in the scheme.

Baidu apps in Google Play Store left users vulnerable to tracking, Palo Alto finds

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

It's some of the most sensitive device data.

US charges Russian GRU officers for NotPetya, other major hacks

by Tim Starks • 5 months ago

NotPetya cost a reported $1 billion to a collection of U.S. organizations, officials said.

LinkedIn hacker Nikulin sentenced to 7 years in prison after years of legal battles

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

The decision by a California jury signals the end of a long legal odyssey.

‘Dark Overlord’ hacker pleads guilty, sentenced to 5 years for extortion threats

by Jeff Stone • 6 months ago

"I don't want to see another computer for the rest of my life," Nathan Wyatt, a U.K. man, said during a court hearing.

US charges alleged Iranian hackers with scheme to steal aerospace, satellite data

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

The aggressive crackdown on Iranian hacking this week has been a coordinated effort across multiple U.S. government agencies.

Alleged Iranian hackers balanced espionage with personal cybercrime, US indictment says

by Shannon Vavra • 6 months ago

It's only the latest indictment alleging that cybercriminals sometimes dip into foreign espionage efforts.

UK suit seeks compensation for Marriott data breach victims

by Jeff Stone • 7 months ago

The plaintiff, a U.K. resident, is seeking unspecified damages.

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