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Cyber crime World’s most prolific cyber criminals using criminal network to launder millions

An international investigation led by Europol and involving the UK's National Crime Agency has lifted the lid over QQAAZZ group, …

Cyber crime Russian hacker behind 2012 LinkedIn data breach jailed for over 7 years

32-year-old Russian hacker Yevgeniy Alexandrovich Nikulin has been sentenced to 88 months in prison in the U.S. for hacking into …

Cyber crime Brit hacker Nathan Wyatt, member of The Dark Overlord, jailed for five years

Nathan Wyatt, a resident of Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, has been sentenced to five years in prison in the US and fined …

Cyber crime 179 Dark Web actors nabbed for selling drugs, meds, and firearms

In an operation dubbed Operation DisrupTor, law enforcement agencies across the US and Europe arrested 179 cyber criminals who used …

Cyber crime 45 APT39 hackers sanctioned by US Treasury for targeting US travel firms

45 hackers associated with APT39, an Iranian hacker group, were sanctioned this week by the U.S. Treasury’s Office of Foreign …

Cyber crime Iranian hackers charged for defacing US websites following Soleimani’s killing

An Iranian and a Palestinian hacker have been charged in the United States for defacing multiple websites across the United …

Cyber crime Five Chinese hackers working for APT41 charged in the U.S.

Five Chinese hackers working for state-sponsored hacker group APT41 have been charged in the U.S. for targeting a large number …

Cyber crime Close to 2000 online stores hacked by Magecart hackers over the weekend

Close to two thousand online stores running the obsolete Magento version 1 content management system were hacked during the weekend …

Cyber crime Why security misconfiguration is higher during Covid-19

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There are good reasons your IT security team may be looking a bit sleep-deprived. In addition to the stress of …

Cyber crime AlphaBay moderator Bryan Herrell gets 11 years in prison

Bryan Herrell, a moderator on AlphaBay, once the world's largest online drug marketplace, has been sentenced to eleven years in …

Cyber crime North Korean hacker group BeagleBoyz stealing billions via ATM cash-out campaigns

U.S. government agencies have sounded an alert about the activities of a North Korean hacker group, dubbed the BeagleBoyz, that …

Cyber crime 15-year-old Merseyside boy arrested for hacking UK PayPal accounts

Merseyside Police have arrested, and subsequently released under investigation, a fifteen-year-old boy under the suspicion of hacking into a number …