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Chat logs show how Egregor, an $80 million ransomware gang, handled negotiations with little mercy

by Tim Starks • 2 days ago

The chats also showed how victims could negotiate successfully, and offered a window into the structure of a ransomware operation.

US arrests alleged ‘Bitcoin Fog’ boss, who is accused of laundering millions

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

Roman Sterlingov turned Bitcoin Fog into a top destination for washing dark-web money, the feds allege.

Twitter alarms users with messages that resembled phishing emails

by Tim Starks • 3 months ago

At least everyone was on guard enough to be suspicious of the Twitter emails.

Federal advisories detail bitcoin payments to ransomware gangs, urgency of threat

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

Treasury recently warned that helping to pay ransomware to any entity on its cyber sanctions list could incur civil penalties.

Twitter hacker pleads guilty, sentenced to 3 years

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

Prosecutors touted the plea deal as a chance for Graham Ivan Clark to mend his ways.

NFT digital art is already attracting hackers

by Shannon Vavra • 4 months ago

Art thievery is alive and well — but now it's digital.