AJ Vicens

AJ covers nation-state threats and cybercrime. He was previously a reporter at Mother Jones. Get in touch via Signal/WhatsApp: (810-206-9411).

Threats

'Poisoned' Tor Browser tracks Chinese users' online history, location

by AJ Vicens

Attackers modified the popular anonymity-enabling Tor browser to track users in China and record browsing history, researchers said.

Cybercrime

'Disgruntled insider' shared REvil information with researchers, helped law enforcement

by AJ Vicens

REvil was among the most notorious ransomware crews until international attention and arrests hobbled the group.

Government

House Republicans want DOJ briefing on conservative group hacks

by AJ Vicens

The request follows a spate of hack-and-leak operations that targeted pro-life conservative groups dating to 2021.

Geopolitics

Can Kaspersky survive the Ukraine war?

by AJ Vicens

The Ukraine war continues to cause problems for Kaspersky, a titan of the antivirus industry accused of having ties to Russian intelligence.

Geopolitics

Ukraine warns of 'massive cyberattacks' coming from Russia on critical infrastructure sites

by AJ Vicens

Ukrainian officials say they anticipate Russian cyberattacks in conjunction with potential missile strikes on electrical facilities

Cybercrime

British teen arrested in hacking case

by AJ Vicens

British police arrested a 17-year-old from Thursday as part of a hacking investigation, the City of London Police announced Friday.

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