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Russian hacker Yevgeniy Nikulin found guilty on most serious charges after years of legal wrangling

by Jeff Stone • 4 weeks ago

Nikulin was one of a handful of Russians extradited to the U.S. amid mounting resistance from the Kremlin.

Judge in trial of alleged LinkedIn hacker admits doubt in evidence

by Jeff Stone • 4 weeks ago

Judge William Alsup doesn't seem convinced that the government had proved its case against the alleged Russian hacker.

How spies used LinkedIn to hack European defense companies

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

It's a cautionary tale in the use of social engineering for espionage.

The CFAA will soon have its day before the Supreme Court

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, enacted in 1986, has been described as “the worst law in technology.”

FSB asset introduced LinkedIn hacker, future Group-IB executive in 2012, US alleges

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

Jurors could sooon be asking themselves the same questions that researchers and government officials have pondered for years: Is this the Russian government, or just some scammers?

Accused LinkedIn hacker worked with alleged SEC hacker, according to DOJ filing

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

Yevgeniy Nikulin was in regular contact with Oleksandr Ieremenko, a Ukrainian national who allegedly hacked the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

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