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Former Microsoft engineer sentenced for role in ransomware scheme

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 days ago

Raymond Uadiale sent about $94,000 in ill-gotten funds to the U.K., according to court documents.

Ready-to-use bitcoin ATM malware found for sale online

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 week ago

The $25,000 malware comes on a faux bank card, and it can steal from a bitcoin ATM, according to Trend Micro.

Criminal hacking group targets U.S., U.K. agencies in Pakistan

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

A criminal hacking group purporting to be from Pakistan has in recent months carried out a string of attacks against governmental organizations, according to new research.

Marcus Hutchins faces new charges of developing malware and lying to FBI

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

Citing legal costs rising above $100,000, Hutchins solicited donations from supporters.

Chinese group said to use HackingTeam tools to spread ransomware, cryptominers

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

A sophisticated Chinese cybercrime group is using old, leaked computer code from a notorious cyber-arms dealer, known as "HackingTeam," to breach thousands of companies, mostly based in Asia, according to new research by Israel cybersecurity firm Intezer.

London police seize over $667,000 in bitcoin from convicted hacker

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

The sentencing judge described Grant West as “a one-man cybercrime wave.”

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