Tags cybercrime

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

by Tim Starks • 2 weeks ago

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

Cybercriminals are deploying legit security tools far more than before, researchers conclude

by Tonya Riley • 1 month ago

Hackers are also turning to trusted services like Dropbox and Google Drive to host and distribute malware.

Biden says he gave Putin list of 16 sectors that should be off-limits to hacking

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The bilateral meeting came weeks after two disruptive ransomware attacks.

DOJ didn't ask for Russia's help tracking down Colonial Pipeline hackers, senior official says

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

John Demers equated such an ask to a waste of time.

Veteran Justice official who oversaw cybercrime cases to step down

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Demers' position is one of the most powerful cyber-related perches in the U.S. government.

Justice Department, international law enforcement disrupt major marketplace for cybercriminals

by Tonya Riley • 2 months ago

DOJ worked with international law enforcement to take down an online marketplace, Slilpp, offering stolen login credentials.