Tags Department of Justice

20-year-old pleads guilty to DDoS-for-hire scheme that netted $550,000

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

Sergiy Usatyuk and a co-conspirator enabled attackers to use only a web browser to launch a DDoS attack capable of knocking target sites offline.

Complex court battle for Methbot, 3ve cybercrime suspects only is getting started

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

Lawyers asked for more time to review discovery materials in a case where the evidence is "extremely voluminous" and comes in multiple languages, including Russian and Bulgarian.

Former Air Force intelligence officer charged with espionage

by Greg Otto • 2 months ago

Monica Witt is accused of spying in a forthcoming indictment that will be unsealed Wednesday, the Department of Justice said.

Two hackers charged for DDoS attacks, threats to LAX

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

One of the accused is already serving time, while the other was arrested Tuesday morning.

U.S. busts Romanian cybercrime ring that phished Americans, laundered millions of dollars

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The scheme involved an elaborate amount of social-engineering with a dose of phishing.

Congress must do more in fight against global cybercrime, advocacy group says

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

U.S. investments in stemming cybercrime at home and abroad are falling short, according to the think tank Third Way.

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