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Police raid in Ukraine results in arrests of 2 alleged ransomware hackers

by Tonya Riley • 3 weeks ago

Outsiders suggested REvil was the target of the police said, which involved the FBI.

Convicted scammer who had starring role in dispute between Russia, Israel unexpectedly deported

by Jeff Stone • 4 weeks ago

Aleksei Burkov is headed home some 14 months after a U.S. court sentenced him to nine years in prison.

Civil liberties groups pressure White House to fill surveillance oversight board

by Tonya Riley • 1 month ago

Civil rights groups say the shotage at the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board is leaving surveillance abuses unchecked.

Two members of QQAAZZ, which laundered funds from cybercrime, plead guilty

by Tonya Riley • 3 months ago

The prosecutions come amid growing attention from the U.S. government on the financial systems used by cybercriminals.

Justice Department officials urge Congress to pass ransomware notification law

by Tonya Riley • 3 months ago

But they say Congress should hold the brakes on banning ransomware payments.

Chinese government-backed hackers infiltrated US pipeline companies, FBI says

by Tonya Riley • 3 months ago

The campaign compromised at least 13 companies.