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

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 weeks 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 weeks 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 • 4 weeks ago

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

'TheDarkOverlord' shrugs shoulders over Serbian man's arrest

by Greg Otto • 1 month ago

The group took to Twitter: "Law enforcement continues to fail in their hunt for our operation."

European Central Bank proposes framework to strengthen financial system’s defenses

by Mark Satter • 1 month ago

The European Central Bank (ECB) wants to make penetration testing a regular practice.

Accused Romanian hackers and financial fraudsters extradited to U.S.

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 month ago

The Justice Department's announcement on the extradition characterize the tactics as "vishing" and "smishing" -- phishing by voice and text messages respectively.

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