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Key witness in press-release hacking case is sentenced to time served

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

Alexander Garkusha benefitted from the scheme, which targeted PR Newswire, Marketwire and Business Wire, but then cooperated with authorities as they built their case against other traders and the hackers who helped them.

Alleged FIN7 hacking director Andrii Kolpakov set to be extradited to the U.S.

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

Prosecutors say Andrii Kolpakov posed as a legitimate, high-level penetration tester as part of the FIN7 group's crime spree, which included the theft of 15 million payment card numbers.

Ukrainian national accused of spreading millions of malicious ads by posing as a CEO

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

A U.S. Department of Justice indictment does not specify how much money the conspiracy yielded.

Russian charged with stealing $1.5 million in hacks on U.S. tax preparers

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

The man behind the handle "Kusok" and others allegedly exploited a vulnerability in a remote access program to steal personal information and use it to file for bogus tax refunds.

Fintech giant Fiserv sued by Pa. credit union for 'baffling security lapses'

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The complaint alleges that Fiserv left a Pennsylvania-based credit union's banking website littered with vulnerabilities.

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

by Jeff Stone • 3 months 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.

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