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U.S. agrees to help Baltic states bolster grid cybersecurity

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

The agreement comes as the ex-Soviet countries look to disentangle themselves from Russian electric infrastructure.

Operator of 'VirusTotal for criminals' gets 14-year prison sentence

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

“Ruslan Bondars helped malware developers attack American businesses,” said Assistant Attorney General Brian Benczkowski.

Latvian hacker sentenced to 33 months in prison for scareware scheme

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

At one time, Peteris Sahurovs was among the FBI's most wanted criminals.

Latvian national convicted of running 'VirusTotal-for-criminals' malware scanner

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

Ruslan Bondars was convicted by a federal jury on three charges for running the underground service.

Charges of political hacking emerge as major German federal election approaches

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

Another election, another information campaign with Russian ties.

Ahead of Trump-Putin meeting, Russian Embassy protests arrest of hacker

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

The Russian Embassy to the U.S. accused Washington Wednesday of "kidnapping" Yury Martyshev, a Latvian man with Russian citizenship who is accused of committing cybercrime, after Martyshev was extradited from Eastern Europe late last month to face charges in a Virginia court.

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