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Hacking forums survive cybercrime dragnet as feds prioritize drug-market busts

by Jeff Stone • 6 months ago

The pesistence of these markets is in part a reflection of the U.S. Department of Justice's priorities.

Talos: Remcos software is a surveillance tool posing as legitimate software

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

Remcos is sold by a German company, Breaking Security, that markets it as a legitimate way to remotely access computers.

LuminosityLink malware author pleads guilty

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

Colton Grubbs admitted to prosecutors that he knew customers used the software to illegally hack into victims' machines.

Virginia student pleads guilty to creating and selling keylogger on HackForums

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 years ago

A series of devastating operational mistakes brought down a student hacker who sold thousands of copies of his keylogger on HackForums.

Inside HackForums' rebellious cybercrime empire

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 years ago

One of the most notorious hacking forums may be partly responsible for the big DDoS attack that brought down some of the world's most popular websites. We look at how the home of 'script kiddies' has evolved to this point.

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