Treasury sanctions Ukrainian officials over operations for Russian FSB

One of the officials stands accused of collecting information about Ukraine's critical infrastructure, a frequent target of Russian cyberattacks.

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International effort takes down VPN service, VPNLab, used for criminal activity

by AJ Vicens • 1 week ago

Europol said the service was used as part of malware distribution, ransomware operations and other cybercrime activities.

FBI shifting cybercrime focus from arrests, indictments to payment seizures, incident response

by Tim Starks • 2 weeks ago

One top FBI official said the FBI would try to replicate its approach to recovering funds in the Colonial Pipeline case.

French privacy regulator slaps Facebook, Google with fines totaling nearly $240M

by Tim Starks • 3 weeks ago

The CNIL hit the tech giants over their policy on cookies.

Portuguese media empire struck in the latest cyberattack on news outlets

by Tim Starks • 3 weeks ago

The Impresa Group joins the Jerusalem Post and the largest news organization in Norway among the recent victims.

DHS establishes its own bug bounty program, offering outsiders $500 to $5K for discovering flaws

by Tim Starks • 1 month ago

DHS follows in the footsteps of bug bounty initiatives for federal agencies that began in 2016.

Former Ubiquiti employee charged with stealing data, extorting employer

by Tonya Riley • 2 months ago

The defendant posed as a whistleblower to leak misleading stories about the breach to the press.

Final defendant in multimillion-dollar SIM hijacking scheme sentenced to prison

by AJ Vicens • 2 months ago

The sentencing comes two years after six members of the group and their accomplices within mobile phone providers were indicted.

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

by Tim Starks • 2 months ago

The sting also intercepted $27 million in illicit funds.

Banks must report major cyber incidents within 36 hours under finalized regulation

by Tim Starks • 2 months ago

Industry won some concessions in the final version of the rule, which banks must comply with by May.

Corporate espionage specialists RedCurl return with improved tools

by Tim Starks • 2 months ago

RedCurl's latest victims include one of Russia's largest wholesale companies.