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FBI shuts down domain behind Russian 'VPNFilter' botnet

by Greg Otto • 2 months ago

The FBI action cut off a massive botnet that was possibly being used for a forthcoming cyberattack aimed at Ukraine.

Justice Department seeks dismissal of Kaspersky lawsuit, court documents show

by Mark Satter • 4 months ago

The Justice Department filed motions in district court Monday to dismiss two lawsuits brought by Russian cybersecurity and anti-virus provider Kaspersky, the latest move in a protracted legal battle.

DOJ reveals indictment against Chinese cyberspies that stole U.S. business secrets

by Chris Bing • 8 months ago

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.

Feds continue to call for private companies come forward after breaches

by Shaun Waterman • 9 months ago

The acting head of the Justice Department's national security division pitched industry leaders on what he called "the business case" for cooperation with law enforcement in the wake of an online intrusion.

Justice Department waves legislative stick at tech sector over encryption

by Shaun Waterman • 11 months ago

It's the first time the Trump administration has suggested it might try to impose a legislative solution to the problem law enforcement faces of increased use of end-to-end encryption.

Canadian allegedly paid by FSB officers to breach Yahoo will be extradited to U.S.

by Chris Bing • 11 months ago

22-year-old Karim Baratov was arrested in March by Toronto police for breaching Yahoo multiple times between 2014 and 2016.

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