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Chinese spy extradited to U.S. on economic espionage charges

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

A Chinese intelligence official has been extradited to the U.S. to face charges of economic espionage, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Wednesday.

DOJ official: Whether they're extradited or not, indicting foreign hackers is important

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

Whether or not foreign government hackers see the inside of a U.S. courtroom, indicting them is key to American deterrence policy, Adam Hickey said.

Case involving 'AlfabetoVirtual' website defacements ends in guilty plea

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 weeks ago

Billy Anderson allegedly hacked into and defaced thousands of websites, including ones run by the NYC Comptroller and West Point.

Executive order creates system for 'automatic' sanctions on foreigners interfering with U.S. elections

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 month ago

The ODNI would make initial assessments, and then DOJ and DHS would get involved. Some penalties would kick in right away if investigations uncover meddling.

Analysts expect Lazarus Group to evolve, clean up opsec

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

In crossing the threshold of unmasking an alleged Lazarus Group member, the Justice Department showed the efficacy of combining private digital forensics with the long arm of the law.

U.S. charges North Korean hacker over Sony, WannaCry incidents

by Greg Otto • 1 month ago

Park Jin Hyok, a North Korean computer programmer, has been charged with one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and one count of conspiracy to commit computer-related fraud.

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