Beyond Trump, Twitter welcomes back purveyors of far-right disinformation

Soon after allowing Trump's return to Twitter, Musk brought back other accounts that have promoted disinformation frequently in the past.

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Insurance giant settles NotPetya lawsuit, signaling cyber insurance shakeup

by Suzanne Smalley

Cyber insurance have already started to find other ways to avoid covering losses related to cyberattacks linked to nation-state hackers.

Alternative payment apps such as AliPay a boon for cybercriminals, experts tell Congress

by Tonya Riley

They pointed to the use of apps such as China-based Alipay and Russia-based Qiwi as a growing problem and a national security threat.

State Department bounty program for cybercriminal tips has 'born fruit,' top FBI official says

by Suzanne Smalley

A top FBI cyber official says the program encourages people with intimate knowledge of cybercrime to report details to the U.S. government.

Google says it cut off Russian disinformation sites from its vast ad display network

by Suzanne Smalley

Dunkin Donuts, Citibank and Adidas have had their Google-placed ads displayed on Russian state-owned sites fueling disinformation.

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.

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.

Broadcom to acquire VMware in $61B deal

by Suzanne Smalley

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

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

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