Months-long Interpol crackdown nets more than 1,000 online fraud arrests

The sting also intercepted $27 million in illicit funds.

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Apple sues NSO Group, spyware vendor known for helping governments hack critics

by AJ Vicens • 2 weeks ago

The suit creates even more problems for the notorious spyware firm facing global scrutiny for its practices and clientele.

Two alleged Iranian hackers charged in sprawling effort to interfere in 2020 US election

by AJ Vicens • 2 weeks ago

The unsealed indictment provides details about Iranian attempts to interfere in the 2020 U.S. election.

Previously unreported North Korean espionage part of busy 2021 for country's hackers

by AJ Vicens • 3 weeks ago

The research reveals prolific North Korean hacking efforts emanating from one of its most visible hacking groups.

Iranian government-backed hackers target critical infrastructure with ransomware, US says

by Tim Starks • 3 weeks ago

The targets include local governments and the health care sector.

Ransomware fueled record year for UK cyber response

by Tim Starks • 3 weeks ago

Attacks on health care were among the most predominant.

Alleged FIN7 scammer Denys Iarmak is set to plead guilty

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

Two of his alleged associates were sentenced to 10 and seven years in prison in separate cases.

Likely state-based hackers infected Hong Kong websites to spy on Apple users, Google says

by Tim Starks • 3 weeks ago

Apple released a patch on Sept. 23.

Hundreds of Twitter accounts aimed to suppress vote weeks before Honduran presidential election

by AJ Vicens • 4 weeks ago

The operation targeting opposition candidates is the latest example of attempted social media manipulation in the region.

A new group of cyber mercenaries targets businesses, journalists — including some in Russia

by Tonya Riley • 4 weeks ago

The group shares some similarities with Fancy Bear, but is a separate organization, Trend Micro found.

US charges 2, seizes more than $6 million as part of dragnet against REvil ransomware gang

by AJ Vicens • 4 weeks ago

The moves are the latest salvo in the ongoing effort against on ransomware attackers by the U.S. government.