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Latest Facebook shutdown involves hundreds of accounts misleading users in Ukraine, Iraq

by Jeff Stone • 4 days ago

The unrelated efforts in Eastern Europe and the Middle East are the latest examples of how the social media giant's reach is exploited.

Ukrainian hacker arrested after allegedly providing bulletproof hosting to Russian security

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

Mikhail Rytikov, a Ukrainian national, was apprehended in Odessa as part of an operation carried out with help from the U.S. and U.K..

International police dismantle crime ring that allegedly used GozNym malware to try to steal $100 million

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

The crackdown included an indictment of 10 alleged members of the crime ring, and prosecution of defendants in Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine.

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.

Cyber Command has redeployed overseas in effort to protect 2020 elections

by Shannon Vavra • 5 months ago

The moves are meant to complicate possible election interference originating in countries like Russia. The goal is to be "in constant contact with the enemy," one general said.

Ukrainian national accused of spreading millions of malicious ads by posing as a CEO

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

A U.S. Department of Justice indictment does not specify how much money the conspiracy yielded.

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