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Money is still the main motivating factor for hackers, Verizon report finds

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

Verizon’s DBIR has emerged in the past generation as a reliable way of assessing corporate cybersecurity threats and defenses.

Microsoft's May 'Patch Tuesday' remedies 111 vulnerabilities

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

The biggest fix is for a critical issue in Microsoft SharePoint.

Hackers seize on software flaw to breach two victims, despite patch availability

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

LineageOS and Ghost — makers of open-source software — grappled with security incidents over the weekend.

The CFAA will soon have its day before the Supreme Court

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, enacted in 1986, has been described as “the worst law in technology.”

Two traders accused of profiting from SEC hack settle charges

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

Another key suspect, a Ukrainian hacker, remains on the loose.

Leave the pandemic out of your phishing simulations, Cofense says to industry

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

Cofense has pulled all coronavirus templates, a first for the company.

Rare cybercrime enforcement in Russia yields 25 arrests, shutters 'BuyBest' marketplace

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

The accused scammers likely earned between $14 million and $20 million, according to one analysis.

FSB asset introduced LinkedIn hacker, future Group-IB executive in 2012, U.S. alleges

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

Jurors could sooon be asking themselves the same questions that researchers and government officials have pondered for years: Is this the Russian government, or just some scammers?

Indictment names Group-IB executive in scheme to sell hacked data

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

The indictment was made public in the run-up to the trial of Yevgeniy Nikulin, who allegedly hacked LinkedIn.

Accused LinkedIn hacker worked with alleged SEC hacker, according to DOJ filing

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

Yevgeniy Nikulin was in regular contact with Oleksandr Ieremenko, a Ukrainian national who allegedly hacked the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

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