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US agencies circulate warning about 'aggressive' Chinese hacking effort to steal secrets from a range of targets

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

Despite all the attention on ransomware gangs based in Russia, Chinese state-backed hacking remains a formidable threat to U.S. interests.

Houston man sentenced to 7 years for attempted $2 million romance scam

by Tim Starks • 4 weeks ago

The Nigerian national also must pay back nearly $900,000 to victims, a judge ordered.

US, UK accuse Russian military hackers of battering-ram password attacks against hundreds of targets

by Tim Starks • 1 month ago

The targets of Fancy Bear's brute force attacks include both government agencies and the private sector, the advisory alleges.

International cops seize DoubleVPN, a service allegedly meant to shield ransomware attacks from investigators

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

Police have seized VPN technologies before.

US watchdog urges federal law enforcement to better track facial recognition amid accuracy concerns

by Tonya Riley • 1 month ago

The report underscores the mounting concerns associated with the use of facial recognition technology by law enforcement.

Snapchat stalker pleads guilty to using stolen passwords to torment college students

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

A 29-year-old man admitted to accessing 300 accounts, some belonging to high school students.

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