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

"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.

financial news

Co-founder of cyber fraud prevention startup arrested for alleged fraud

by Shannon Vavra • 5 days ago

The feds say Adam Rogas, the co-founder of software-as-a-service company NS8, alleged tricked investors with falsified financial statements.

US charges, sanctions Russians accused of stealing $17 million from crypto exchanges

by Jeff Stone • 6 days ago

The charges come amid a flurry of Justice Department activity.

Ransomware to blame for nearly half the cyber-insurance claims filed in early 2020

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

Just because a ransomware victim files a cyber-insurance claim does not mean the cost will be covered.

The most popular brand websites that hackers use for typosquatting campaigns

by Shannon Vavra • 3 weeks ago

New Palo Alto Networks research dives in on the top most-imitated typosquatting websites for credential-stealing, financially-motivated hacks.

UK man arrives to face charges in US after alleged $2 million email scam

by Shannon Vavra • 3 weeks ago

It's the fourth time a defendant in this case has been charged.

DOJ and Cyber Command partner up in civil forfeiture claim targeting North Korea’s financial hacks

by Shannon Vavra • 4 weeks ago

The DOJ and DOD are taking aim at North Korean government’s hacking of two cryptocurrency exchanges last year.

Cloud company Fastly to purchase app security provider Signal Sciences for $775 million

by Jeff Stone • 4 weeks ago

Fastly says it plans to fold Signal Sciences' technology into a new security product.

Two accused email scammers brought to US to face fraud-related charges

by Jeff Stone • 4 weeks ago

One case involves alleged co-conspirators in the Bronx, and the other involves theft from a Memphis business.

FBI stopped a ransomware scheme by tricking a suspect to meet in Los Angeles

by Jeff Stone • 4 weeks ago

Egor Igorevich Kriuchkov, 27, will remain incarcerated pending trial.

Malicious Autodesk plugin at root of cyber-espionage campaign

by Shannon Vavra • 4 weeks ago

Hackers-for-hire appear to be making a buck in real estate sector cyber-espionage via Autodesk.

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