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Canadian NetWalker ransomware defendant agrees to plead guilty in US court

by AJ Vicens

Already sentenced to seven years in Canada, the defendant faces a maximum of 40 years in U.S. prison, according to a filing.

LockBit 2.0 gang claims Mandiant as latest victim; Mandiant sees no evidence of it

by AJ Vicens

The group took issue with a recent Mandiant analysis, it said.

Russian ransomware group claims attack on Bulgarian refugee agency

by AJ Vicens

The impact of the alleged attack is so far unclear. The country has taken in hundreds of thousands of Ukrainian refugees.

Co-operator of DeepDotWeb sentenced to more than 8 years for money laundering

by Joe Warminsky

Tal Prihar helped to hide more than $8 million in cryptocurrency that dark web market operators paid DeepDotWeb for linking internet users to their wares, prosecutors said.

Court hands Microsoft control of websites linked to spying by Chinese hackers

by Tim Starks

Nickel, aka APT15, Ke3chang and Vixen Panda, was snooping on government agencies and others, the company said.

Aleksandr Zhukov, self-described 'king of fraud,' is sentenced to 10 years

by Jeff Stone

The sentence caps a years-long investigation into the fraud scheme known as 3ve or Methbot.

US, allies pledge to combat money laundering as part of efforts to slow ransomware

by Tim Starks

Two days of meetings produced the joint statement.

White House set to lead 30 nations in ransomware discussions, sans Russia

by Tim Starks

The talks leave out the nation President Biden most often criticizes, but invitees will meet for two days on countering ransomware.

Veteran Justice official who oversaw cybercrime cases to step down

by Sean Lyngaas

Demers' position is one of the most powerful cyber-related perches in the U.S. government.

Biden, Putin conduct diplomatic dance over hypothetical hacker exchange

by Jeff Stone

The two world leaders are scheduled to meet on Wednesday amid a spate of ransomware attacks.