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Helping to pay off ransomware hackers could draw big penalties from the feds

by Tim Starks • 3 weeks ago

The Office of Foreign Assets Control served notice to financial institutions and cyber insurance companies that they could suffer fines if they aid payments to attackers from nations like North Korea, Russia or Iran.

US charges alleged Iranian hackers with scheme to steal aerospace, satellite data

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

The aggressive crackdown on Iranian hacking this week has been a coordinated effort across multiple U.S. government agencies.

EU sanctions Russian intelligence, Chinese nationals and a North Korean front company for alleged hacks

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

It's the first restrictive measure out of the EU in connection with cyber activities.

Treasury sanctions, DOJ charges two Chinese nationals for helping North Korean hackers

by Shannon Vavra • 8 months ago

Two men helped Lazarus Group funnel cryptocurrency back to North Korea, according to the Treasury Department.

Preaching blockchain in North Korea gets an American in trouble at home

by Sean Lyngaas • 11 months ago

Not all speaking invitations are worth accepting.

Trump administration looks to throttle Chinese surveillance companies’ business with U.S.

by Shannon Vavra • 1 year ago

The U.S. Commerce Department added eight Chinese companies to its Entity List, citing human rights abuses and surveillance against Muslim minorities.

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