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Feds charge 'Fruitfly' creator with hacking thousands of computers

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 week ago

An Ohio man faces a 16-count indictment for allegedly creating a piece of malware that spied on victims in order to commit a litany of crimes.

Bitcoin hype pushes hackers to stash their money in lesser-known cryptocurrencies

by Chris Bing • 3 weeks ago

Lesser-known cryptocurrencies like Monero, Dash and ZCash are all the rage in the criminal underground.

Three men plead guilty for roles in Mirai botnet empire, court documents show

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

The defendants, Paras Jha, Josiah White and Dalton Norman, were all labeled co-conspirators by the Department of Justice.

Meet Money Taker, the latest hacking group tied to Russian cybercrime

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

Group-IB believes Money Taker is an entirely new, previously unknown hacking group.

National data breach notification law proposed by Senate Commerce Committee members

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

The new bill, called the Data Security and Breach Notification Act, comes in the wake of reports that Uber paid $100,000 to cover up a 2016 data breach that affected 57 million users.

Europol busts global ATM skimmer network

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

Four Bulgarians were arrested Thursday as part of an international police effort.

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