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North Korean government hackers sanctioned by U.S. Treasury

by Shannon Vavra • 3 days ago

The U.S. Treasury Department is sanctioning three North Korean hacking groups it says are backed by Kim Jong-un’s regime.

Teenager arrested in UK for allegedly hacking 'world-famous' musicians

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 days ago

Lone hackers have been known to go after data stored by celebrities in the cloud. Law enforcement did not name the musicians who were hacked.

Security clearance background checks should take three days, Rep. Will Hurd says

by Shannon Vavra • 3 days ago

“I never thought I would have to work on such a basic issue as this," the Texas Republican says about the federal security clearance process, which is still working on a large backlog of applications.

Meet 'Simjacker,' a nasty mobile vulnerability researchers say puts 1 billion phones at risk

by Jeff Stone • 4 days ago

A unnamed spyware vendor is using malicious SMS messages to infiltrate victims' phones, according to AdaptiveMobile Security.

Radio broadcaster Entercom hit with ransomware attack, reports say

by Jeff Stone • 4 days ago

Scammers demanded $500,000 to buzz off, an offer the radio operator apparently has declined.

FIN7's IT admin pleads guilty for role in billion-dollar cybercrime crew

by Jeff Stone • 4 days ago

Fedir Hladyr plead guilty to wire fraud and conspiracy to commit computer hacking.

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