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Three men plead guilty for roles in Mirai botnet empire, court documents show

by Chris Bing • 2 days ago

The defendants, Paras Jha, Josiah White and Dalton Norman, were all labeled co-conspirators by the Department of Justice.

Andromeda botnet mastermind arrested in Belarus, identified by his ICQ number

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 week ago

The suspect "is ​recognized ​as ​a ​leading ​expert ​in ​malware ​development ​and ​reverse engineering, ​network ​security, ​and ​antivirus ​technology," researchers wrote.

International law effort takes down long-running Andromeda botnet

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 weeks ago

First launched in 2011, Andromeda was detected on an average of one million machines every month in the last six months.

DOJ reveals indictment against Chinese cyber spies that stole U.S. business secrets

by Chris Bing • 3 weeks ago

Court documents describe that Chinese nationals Wu Yingzhuo, Dong Hao and Xia Lei hacked into and stole data from several American companies, including Siemens AG, Moody’s Analytics and the GPS technology company Trimble.

Ransomware is now a $2 billion-per-year criminal industry

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 weeks ago

Criminals are raking in the profits while working on ways to make new versions of ransomware more powerful than ever.

'Grey's Anatomy' attempts to bring ransomware attacks to a public audience

by cyber_admin • 3 weeks ago

In the winter finale of the popular television show "Grey's Anatomy," there was an unexpected guest star: ransomware.

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