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Feds continue to call for private companies come forward after breaches

by Shaun Waterman • 2 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 • 3 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 • 3 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 • 5 months ago

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

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

by Chris Bing • 5 months 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.

Tor's ex-director: 'The criminal use of Tor has become overwhelming'

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 7 months ago

"I think 95 percent of what we see on the onion sites and other dark nets is just criminal activity."

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