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Twitter hacker pleads guilty, sentenced to 3 years

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

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

SIM-swapping gang busted for targeting 'influencers, sports stars, musicians'

by Joe Warminsky • 2 months ago

International police did not name specific victims. The crooks were able to steal about $100 million in cryptocurrency as well as personal data.

NetWalker ransomware investigation yields arrest, big cryptocurrency seizure

by Tim Starks • 3 months ago

The NetWalker attackers have reportedly seen profits surge during the COVID-19 crisis.

Cryptocurrency miners were 'distraction technique' in APT's espionage campaigns, Microsoft says

by Joe Warminsky • 4 months ago

The hacking group known as Bismuth, APT32 or Ocean Lotus installed Monero miners on victims' networks while it was up to other, more nefarious activities, researchers say.

DOJ seizes $1 billion in cryptocurrency tied to Silk Road dark web market

by Tim Starks • 5 months ago

The successful prosecution of Silk Road’s founder in 2015 left open a billion-dollar question. Where did the money go?

Monero scam was at the center of Trump campaign website defacement

by Joe Warminsky • 6 months ago

It's not clear if the scammers actually hacked anything of value. But skimming cryptocurrency from the public seemed to be the goal.

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