Ex-NSA employee charged with violating Espionage Act, selling U.S. cyber secrets

The former employee allegedly told an undercover FBI agent he was willing to sell classified documents for a $85,000 due to significant debt.

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Twitter, Mudge and survival of the quittest

by Gavin Wilde

Why corporate Darwinism needs to change so Silicon Valley won't ignore the likes of Twitter whistleblower Peiter "Mudge" Zatko.

Why Tornado Cash sanctions are drawing fierce criticism, potential court challenge from crypto group

by Tonya Riley

Sanctions against the cryptocurrency mixer have ignited concern from industry stakeholders, privacy advocates and legal experts.

Treasury Department sanctions cryptocurrency 'mixer' Tornado Cash

by Tonya Riley

Treasury accused the mixer of failing to stop laundering from malicious cyber actors including North Korea's Lazarus Group.

Solana hack wipes more than 7,000 wallets, totaling nearly $5 million in losses

by Tonya Riley

The apparent software-based attack stands out among other major cryptocurrency hacks that have totaled nearly $2 billion so far in 2022.

Spree of multimillion dollar hacks creates booming business for blockchain security experts

by Tonya Riley

Nation-state threats have spooked the industry into being more diligent. But a band-aid approach may not be enough.

Bogus cryptocurrency apps swindle users out of millions, FBI warns

by Tonya Riley

The FBI is cautioning investors to take a second look before sending funds to new investment apps.

Cryptocurrency 'mixers' see record transactions from sanctioned actors

by Tonya Riley

An increase in funds sent from illicit addresses has accelerated the rise, indicating the technology remains attractive to cyber criminals.

The cyber insurance market has a critical infrastructure problem

by Tonya Riley

Rising cybersecurity risks are reviving questions about the ability of cybersecurity insurance to cover the risks of a catastrophic attack.

FBI takes down dark web marketplace for U.S. citizen personal data

by Tonya Riley

The crime operation may have been connected to Joker's Stash.

Losses to cryptocurrency scams top $1B, FTC reports

by Tonya Riley

Nearly half of the scams originated on social media.

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