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Alternative payment apps such as AliPay a boon for cybercriminals, experts tell Congress

by Tonya Riley

They pointed to the use of apps such as China-based Alipay and Russia-based Qiwi as a growing problem and a national security threat.

Anonymous hacker, who bragged about exploits on TikTok, says he was raided by Canadian police

by AJ Vicens

Aubrey Cottle, known for his ties to the hacktivist collective Anonymous, took responsibility for multiple hacks on his TikTok channel.

What to watch for as 'Hacker Summer Camp' gets underway in Las Vegas

by Suzanne Smalley, AJ Vicens

Black Hat, DEF CON and BSidesLV take place this year amid a backdrop of COVID, cyberwarfare in Ukraine and digital attacks on Taiwan.

Treasury Department sanctions cryptocurrency 'mixer' Tornado Cash

by Tonya Riley

Treasury accused the mixer of failing to stop laundering from malicious cyber actors including North Korea's Lazarus Group.

Russian national charged in sweeping influence operation to disrupt U.S. elections, sow discord

by Suzanne Smalley

Federal charges accusing a Russian operative of running U.S. based influence operations are the "clearest signal yet" that Russia is using American extremist groups to spread dsinformation.

Fallout from massive Shanghai Police data breach reverberates on dark web

by AJ Vicens

A surge in Chinese activity on a popular data breach site followed the June 30 post offering information on 1 billion residents of China.

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