‘Dark Overlord’ hacker pleads guilty, sentenced to 5 years for extortion threats
"I don't want to see another computer for the rest of my life," Nathan Wyatt, a U.K. man, said during a court hearing.
The Dark Overlord hacking suspect who's fighting extradition to the U.S. is running out of options
Nathan Wyatt could be on his way to the U.S. before the end of the year. The group known as the Dark Overlord has been tied to a series of attacks on U.S. schools, health care providers and Netflix.
These scammers claim to have videos of your most private moments
The threat intelligence company Digital Shadows examined 790,000 "sextortion" attempts sent to 89,000 email recipients to find that digital con artists typically build their bogus stories on existing information about real hacks.
Securiosity: Hacky New Year
Man, the cybersecurity world did not stop over our break. Shutdown news, Dark Overlord, Magecart, political hacks....they all happened over the past few weeks. Let's talk about it all. After we are done with that, we talk to Ellison Anne Williams, founder of Enveil. She talks about the cool things she is doing with encryption, and what exactly the data triad is.
The Dark Overlord was recruiting employees and looking for attention before 9/11 data dump
Months before it claimed to steal sensitive documents, the hacking group was struggling to live up to its own reputation.
The Dark Overlord releases first batch of hacked '9/11 Files' in effort to raise bitcoin
This slow-leak approach is consistent with the group’s strategy of creating public attention about their supposed hacks.