Australia passes world's first law authorizing encryption backdoors
Privacy advocates, technologists and businesses including Apple have criticized the Australian bill and similar proposals elsewhere, saying such a plan would introduce portals for government abuse and malicious hackers alike.
U.S. indicts two over SamSam ransomware attacks that hit Atlanta, other cities
The indictment includes notable cases like the attacks on the city of Atlanta, the city of Newark and the Port of San Diego.
U.S. charges eight in complex ad-fraud scheme
U.S. prosecutors in New York unveiled a 13-count indictment charging suspected cybercriminals of orchestrating a scheme to defraud internet advertisers out of tens of millions of dollars.
Feds get guilty plea in 'DerpTrolling' attacks on video game sites
Austin Thompson could get up to a decade in prison for DDoS attacks against Sonly Online Entertainment and other sites.
Accused 'Vault 7' leaker to face new charges
Joshua Schulte is alleged to have passed classified information to his family and smuggled cell phones into his jail cell.
University DDoS attack leads to $8.6 million fine, house arrest for New Jersey man
Paras Jha is one of the masterminds behind the Mirari botnet, which has been used in several large-scale attacks.