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Want to reduce cybercrime? Undermine black market, watch cryptocurrency exchanges, experts say

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 week ago

Lawmakers want to know how to crack down on the monetization of stolen data.

Bitcoin hype pushes hackers to stash their money in lesser-known cryptocurrencies

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

Lesser-known cryptocurrencies like Monero, Dash and ZCash are all the rage in the criminal underground.

Feds continue to call for private companies come forward after breaches

by Shaun Waterman • 6 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.

Meet Berla, the little-known company that can pull smartphone data from your car

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 6 months ago

Automobile manufacturers are pulling data from cars in little-known partnerships that allow government access to data that would otherwise be protected by smartphone security.

Former officials buck White House adviser's comments about government hacking

by Chris Bing • 7 months ago

A top White House official says the U.S. government cannot rely on offensive cyber operations to deter foreign hackers from attacking American computer networks.

Justice Department announces shutdown of AlphaBay, Hansa dark markets

by Ryan Johnston • 8 months ago

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the shutdown of AlphaBay and Hansa in a Thursday press conference.

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