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

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

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Losses to cryptocurrency scams top $1B, FTC reports

by Tonya Riley • 3 weeks ago

Nearly half of the scams originated on social media.

Broadcom to acquire VMware in $61B deal

by Suzanne Smalley • 1 month ago

The combined company will merge in a massive $61 billion deal but could face regulatory hurdles.

Senate report criticizes feds' approach to ransomware investigations

by Suzanne Smalley • 1 month ago

The federal government is not responding effectively to the ransomware crisis, according to a report from the Senate Homeland Security panel.

Water companies are increasingly uninsurable due to ransomware, industry execs say

by Suzanne Smalley • 1 month ago

The scope of what insurers are covering is also narrowing as costs go up, said an association representative.

Costa Rican president begins tenure with ransomware national emergency declaration

by AJ Vicens • 2 months ago

A Conti affiliate claimed responsibility and has posted more than 672 GB of data so far.

Treasury sanctions virtual currency mixer Blender for money laundering

by Suzanne Smalley • 2 months ago

Blender was used to launder $20.5 million of the $620 million that the Treasury Department alleges North Korean hackers stole in March.

Cybercrime statistics legislation is ready for president's signature

by Tim Starks • 3 months ago

It's the second time this month Congress has finalized a bill that's intended to help the feds track cybercrime data.

Hackers steal more than $600M from Ronin blockchain used to play Axie Infinity

by Suzanne Smalley • 3 months ago

It's one of the largest crypto heists in history.

Biden budget requests big increase for cybersecurity

by Tim Starks • 3 months ago

DHS would get the biggest slice of the federal civilian cybersecurity budget request at $2.6 billion.

Estonian man sentenced to prison for role in cyber intrusions, ransomware attacks

by Suzanne Smalley • 3 months ago

Prosecutors say Maksim Berezan made millions in bitcoin from ransomware targets and other cybercrimes.