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Twitter scrubs nearly 5,000 accounts tied to state-backed information operations

by Shannon Vavra • 4 months ago

The takedown also highlights the difficulty of correct attribution.

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

by Jeff Stone • 5 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.

Russian spammer and hacker Peter Levashov extradited to United States

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

Russian authorities have accused the U.S. of “hunting” and “kidnapping” its citizens. Levashov's lawyers says politics is behind the case.

Western allies consider offensive cyberwarfare agreement as Russia launches plan for ‘independent internet’

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

The agreement, being hammered out by the Denmark, Germany, Norway, Spain, The Netherlands, United Kingdom and United States, may be solidified by 2019.

Leaked NSA tools linked to global ransomware outbreak, authorities say

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

Hospitals, utilities and telecoms are impacted so far. More than 75,000 detections in 99 countries have been recorded.

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