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Money launderer connected to North Korean government hackers, 'Hushpuppi' is sentenced to 11 years

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

Ghaleb Alaumary faced up to two decades behind bars.

Kaseya says up to 1,500 victims affected by ransomware, as Biden directs 'full resources' to investigate

by Tim Starks • 2 months ago

REvil, the group that took credit for the attack, is seeking $70 million from what it says are actually 1 million victims.

USB-based malware is a growing concern for industrial firms, new Honeywell findings show

by Tonya Riley • 3 months ago

The hacking tools could be bad news for industrial systems.

New global model needed to dismantle ransomware gangs, experts warn

by Shannon Vavra • 6 months ago

Tackling ransomware gangs globally is a tall order, but a path forward is taking shape.

Amid widespread Exchange Server attacks, Microsoft issues patch for older versions

by Shannon Vavra • 6 months ago

It's an unusual move reserved for severe vulnerabilities.

BEC scammer infects own device, giving researchers a front-row seat to operations

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

Not every attacker is a wizard.

US charges alleged North Korean hackers with trying to steal $1.3 billion in cybercrime spree

by Tim Starks • 7 months ago

It's part of a larger case against alleged perpetrators of the WannaCry ransomware outbreak and the Bangladesh Bank heist.

Estonia's diplomacy training aims to shape state behavior in cyberspace

by Shannon Vavra • 7 months ago

Back by popular demand, it's the third-ever Estonia cyber diplomacy school.

Health insurer Excellus penalized $5.1M by HHS for data breach

by Joe Warminsky • 8 months ago

The incident dates back to the era of well-publicized hacks on corporations such as Target, Sony and Home Depot.

FireEye, Microsoft find 'killswitch' to hamper SolarWinds-related malware

by Sean Lyngaas • 9 months ago

The action highlights the power that tech companies have to throw up road blocks to well-resourced hackers.

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