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Veteran Justice official who oversaw cybercrime cases to step down

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

Demers' position is one of the most powerful cyber-related perches in the U.S. government.

Trickbot indictment demonstrates how one hacking tool built on older malware

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

The episode exemplifies how cybercriminal groups can evolve and, drawing on old hacking tools, haunt U.S. organizations for years to come.

Latvian national charged with writing malware used by Trickbot hackers

by Sean Lyngaas • 8 months ago

The malicious code has been used to defraud countless people while infecting tens of millions of computers worldwide.

Kansas man indicted in connection with 2019 hack at water utility

by Sean Lyngaas • 10 months ago

The facility serves Ellsworth County, a county of about 6,100 people in central Kansas.

Justice Department official accuses China of acting as ‘safe haven’ for cybercriminals

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

It’s an accusation that U.S. government officials and security researchers have more often leveled at Russia.

US arrests suspected hackers accused of video game piracy

by Joe Warminsky • 1 year ago

Two suspected members of the Team Xecuter organization are in custody, prosecutors say.