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Teenage hackers are offered a second chance under European experiment

by Jeff Stone • 4 weeks ago

The plan is meant to steer talented kids to more productive careers.

‘We have to hit the problem the way it hits us’: How the FBI tracks a range of hacking threats

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

The FBI has essentially had to become a “surge force” in handling cybersecurity issues, ramping up resources to combat a threat when it makes sense to.

Senator asks Department of Justice if it can keep a lid on its software exploits

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Sen. Ron Wyden is asking what law enforcement agencies are doing to protect their hacking tools from foreign spies.

Researchers are still using lessons from VPNFilter to track threats one year later

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

The lessons learned from that takedown of the 500,000-router botnet are still reverberating today in the cybersecurity community.

International police dismantle crime ring that allegedly used GozNym malware to try to steal $100 million

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

The crackdown included an indictment of 10 alleged members of the crime ring, and prosecution of defendants in Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine.

U.S. jury finds two Romanians guilty of stealing credit card info, infecting 400,000 computers

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

The two men also allegedly stole millions of dollars through online auction fraud.

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