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International sting shuts down 'favorite' VPN of cybercriminals

by Joe Warminsky • 1 month ago

The FBI and European police announced a sting against the Safe-Inet, which had marketed "bulletproof hosting" to cybercrime networks.

US seizes more domains with ties to suspected Iranian influence campaign

by Joe Warminsky • 3 months ago

Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps unlawfully used the domains in operations to "covertly influence" opinions in the U.S. and elsewhere, says the Department of Justice.

After blows from Cyber Command and Microsoft, TrickBot lives on

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

Good botnets die hard.

Takedown of 92 Iran-owned domains includes 4 used for disinformation in US, feds say

by Joe Warminsky • 4 months ago

The Department of Justice said the four domains targeted at U.S. audiences — newsstand7.com, usjournal.net, usjournal.us and twtoday.net — were seized specifically under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA).

'DisrupTor' dark-web crackdown leads to 179 arrests by international law enforcement

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

It’s only the latest in a series of international sting operations against illicit underground commerce.

The FBI's digital security guide for local police actually has good OPSEC advice

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

A 269 GB file includes a host of revelations.