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Why working with government investigators can be a huge deterrent to cybercrime

by CyberScoop Staff • 4 weeks ago

Leonard Bailey, DOJ's senior counsel for the National Security, Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section, talks with Greg Otto on how the government can help deter cybercrime.

Day trader indicted for hacking into brokerages and placing unauthorized trades

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 month ago

Federal prosecutors say the scheme earned over $700,000 in profit and resulted in over $2 million lost by brokerage firms.

DOJ examines controversial new 'hack back' bill

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

The years-long "hack back" discussion is finally being debated in Congress. A DOJ official weighed in during CyberTalks.

Russian cybercrime suspect's extradition to be decided by Greek government

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

A Greek court has thrown the fight over Alexander Vinnik's fate into chaos, as both the U.S. and Russia want to prosecute him for an array of crimes.

U.S., Russia fighting to extradite suspected Russian cybercriminal who ran $4 billion bitcoin exchange

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

The U.S. says Alexander Vinnik ran the cryptocurrency exchange BTC-e and engaged in money laundering at the scale of $4 billion.

Jeff Sessions made investors want to throw money at dark web intelligence firms

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 5 months ago

"Regardless of your politics, when Jeff Sessions stands up and says 'the dark net is a concern,' that gets a lot of attention."

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