Feds charge 'Fruitfly' creator with hacking thousands of computers
An Ohio man faces a 16-count indictment for allegedly creating a piece of malware that spied on victims in order to commit a litany of crimes.
DOJ reveals indictment against Chinese cyber spies that stole U.S. business secrets
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.
Iranian hackers heisted U.S. defense software for clients blocked by sanctions, indictment says
A group of Iranian hackers broke into multiple U.S. defense contractors in order to steal intellectual property and other businesses information that they then sold to foreign enterprises and governments, including the Iranian government, according to a newly unsealed U.S. indictment.
Russia's reliance on cybercriminals has a 'silver lining,' says top DOJ lawyer
A top Justice Department official says that a “silver lining” exists in the fact that Russia’s Federal Security Service, or FSB, a foreign intelligence service, were reliant on a pair of cybercriminals to hack into Yahoo and collect information. On March 15, the Justice Department announced the indictment of four individuals involved in a massive data breach that occurred at Yahoo in 2014, including two FSB officers and two cybercrime-oriented contractors.