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Federal officials have arrested another accused FIN7 hacker

by Shannon Vavra • 2 weeks ago

A Ukrainian national has been arrested for his alleged work for the infamous financially motivated hacking group Fin7.

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.

European police nab 26 suspects in SIM swapping dragnet

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

The attacks were anything but unique. Still, they worked.

Ex-DHS inspector general indicted for allegedly stealing government software

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

The head-turning indictment accuses Charles Edwards of stealing DHS IG software and trying to profit from it.

How the suspected Equifax hackers covered their tracks

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

At one point Justice Department personnel considered issuing a subpeona for Equifax documents.

Class action lawsuit filed against two Puerto Rican hospitals for alleged ransomware attacks

by Shannon Vavra • 4 months ago

The suit claims the hospitals had a 'wanton disregard' for security.

Secret Service to launch private-sector cybercrime council

by Shannon Vavra • 5 months ago

The Secret Service wants advice on current and future cyberthreats, as well as insight into big tech-policy debates.

Accused scammer Burkov to plead guilty to 'some' charges after extradition dispute

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

Israeli officials extradited Burkov to the U.S. in November over protestations fron the Russian government.

WeLeakInfo, a search engine for breached personal data, shut down

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

For three years, the site offered more convenience for scouring personal data than brokers on the dark web.

Russian hacker who allegedly exploited accounting software to steal $1.5 million to plead guilty

by Jeff Stone • 6 months ago

Anton Bogdanov faced up to 27 years in prison before the plea.

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