US charges five hackers part of Chinese state-sponsored group APT41

US charges five hackers part of Chinese state-sponsored group APT41

The US government has filed charges today against five Chinese nationals for hacking into more than 100 companies across the world, part of a state-sponsored…

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CEO who sold encrypted phones to criminal gangs gets nine years in prison

CEO who sold encrypted phones to criminal gangs gets nine years in prison

A Canadian man who sold encrypted BlackBerry smartphones to criminal gangs all over the world was sentenced this week to nine years in prison, according…

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Darknet Moderator Jailed for 11 Years

Darknet Moderator Jailed for 11 Years

An American who was employed to moderate disputes on an illegal darknet marketplace has been sentenced to 11 years in prison. Bryan Connor Herrell, of Aurora,…

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Tesla worked with the FBI to block a million dollar ransomware attack

Tesla worked with the FBI to block a million dollar ransomware attack

Earlier this week, the FBI arrested a 27-year-old Russian citizen for attempting to carry out a ransomware attack against a US company. It turns out that…

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Russia's Secret Intelligence Agency Hacked: 'Largest Data Breach In Its History'

Russia’s Secret Intelligence Agency Hacked: ‘Largest Data Breach In Its History’

Red faces in Moscow this weekend, with the news that hackers have successfully targeted FSB—Russia’s Federal Security Service. The hackers managed to steal 7.5 terabytes of…

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North Korea Debuts New Electricfish Malware In Hidden Cobra Campaigns

North Korea Debuts New Electricfish Malware In Hidden Cobra Campaigns

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have released a joint security advisory warning of a new strain of…

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Dutch police take down 15 DDoS services in a week

Dutch police take down 15 DDoS services in a week

In a press release published today, Dutch police said they have successfully taken down 15 DDoS-for-hire services in the span of a week, as part…

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Source code of Dharma ransomware pops up for sale on hacking forums

Source code of Dharma ransomware pops up for sale on hacking forums

The source code of a major ransomware strain named Dharma has been put up for sale on two Russian hacker forums over the weekend. The…

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The FBI Issues A Powerful $3.5 Billion Cybercrime Warning

The FBI Issues A Powerful $3.5 Billion Cybercrime Warning

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has released the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) “2019 Internet Crime Report.” For everyone but those engaged in cybercrime,…

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Why businesses don’t report cybercrimes to law enforcement

Why businesses don’t report cybercrimes to law enforcement

Companies are often compelled to report security incidents such as data breaches to regulators. Companies in the UK, for example, will be legally obligated under…

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