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International sting shuts down 'favorite' VPN of cybercriminals

by Joe Warminsky • 1 month ago

The FBI and European police announced a sting against the Safe-Inet, which had marketed "bulletproof hosting" to cybercrime networks.

Russian, North Korean hackers targeted COVID-19 vaccine researchers — and some attacks got through, Microsoft says

by Tim Starks • 2 months ago

Three groups targeted seven prominent companies in Canada, France, India, South Korea and the United States, Microsoft said.

US charges Russian GRU officers for NotPetya, other major hacks

by Tim Starks • 3 months ago

NotPetya cost a reported $1 billion to a collection of U.S. organizations, officials said.

Alexander Vinnik heads to trial in France on ransomware, money laundering charges

by Joe Warminsky • 3 months ago

It's the latest milestone in a case that spans at least four countries. French and U.S. prosecutors allege the Russian helped create the infamous Locky ransomware and then launder the resulting bitcoin ransom payments.

European police crack encrypted phone network, arrest hundreds of alleged criminals

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

“It is as if we were sitting at the conference table with the criminals," a Dutch official boasted.

A French page impersonating Politico was nabbed in Facebook's latest takedown

by Jeff Stone • 10 months ago

It was the latest in Facebook's monthly updates about posts that violate the company's rules.

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