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Meet APT41, the Chinese hackers moonlighting for personal gain

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

In a first for China-based group, FireEye said, the hackers are using malware typically reserved for spying for personal gain.

'DerpTrolling' attacks on gaming sites get Utah man 27 months in prison

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

Austin Thompson gained notoriety using the Twitter handle DerpTrolling to announce his online attacks, which downed game servers around the world for hours on end.

More than 1 million accounts from retro gaming site Emuparadise compromised

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

This breach only is the latest exposure of user information to affect a prominent gaming site.

Justice Department hopes to disrupt 'dumbest tradition ever' with latest DDoS seizure

by Jeff Stone • 2 years ago

Your Christmas morning Fortnite binge is safe from network DDoS attacks.

Feds get guilty plea in 'DerpTrolling' attacks on video game sites

by Jared Beinart • 2 years ago

Austin Thompson could get up to a decade in prison for DDoS attacks against Sonly Online Entertainment and other sites.

Talos: Android trojan resembling Play Store installs sophisticated spyware

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 years ago

While some companies are choosing to avoid the Google Play Store, Talos says "GPlayed" highlights the risks of downloading apps from third-party websites.

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