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Notorious FIN7 crooks have new malicious code up their sleeves

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

It's the latest sign that FIN7 is resurgent.

Former U.S. Army contractor sentenced to prison for destroying IT system

by Shannon Vavra • 3 weeks ago

A contractor wiped an entire SharePoint system off a company's AWS instance to exact revenge for his job being terminated.

Two Methbot suspects set to plead guilty as alleged ringleader maintains his innocence

by Jeff Stone • 4 weeks ago

The men are two of the three who were extradited to the U.S. within the last year.

Pakistani man allegedly paid AT&T employees big bucks to jailbreak millions of iPhones

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

The scheme unlocked 2 million iPhones for use outside AT&T's network, federal prosecutors say. At least one employee allegedly received more than $400,000 for participating.

Risky mobile transactions have spiked this year as patch providers race to keep up

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

In the first half of 2019, nearly half of all transactions that a fraud detection firm flagged as "risky" occurred via mobile devices. Meanwhile, mobile security patches have spiked, too.

Teenage hackers are offered a second chance under European experiment

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

The plan is meant to steer talented kids to more productive careers.

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