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An attempted password crack was enough for a U.S. indictment against Julian Assange

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

Assange is charged with violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act because he participated in the theft of documents, the Department of Justice says.

20-year-old pleads guilty to DDoS-for-hire scheme that netted $550,000

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

Sergiy Usatyuk and a co-conspirator enabled attackers to use only a web browser to launch a DDoS attack capable of knocking target sites offline.

Former Air Force intelligence officer charged with espionage

by Greg Otto • 2 months ago

Monica Witt is accused of spying in a forthcoming indictment that will be unsealed Wednesday, the Department of Justice said.

Hard drives in accused CIA leaker's case were 'misplaced' after jailhouse search, prosecutors say

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

The government, as a result, said it plans to provide Schulte with another copy of the discovery materials in a reproduction.

Congress must do more in fight against global cybercrime, advocacy group says

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

U.S. investments in stemming cybercrime at home and abroad are falling short, according to the think tank Third Way.

Pay the ransom? Corporate lawyers say meeting some hackers' demands may be worth it

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

“Law enforcement has to have a policy, and that has to be their policy,” said one consultant.

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