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Cyber crime Brit among three charged for carrying out Twitter hack in July

Three individuals, including a British national and a juvenile, have been charged in the United States for carrying out a …

Cyber crime Russian hackers stole classified trade secrets from MP Liam Fox’s email account

Russian hackers were able to access highly-sensitive and confidential U.S.-UK trade documents after breaching the email account of Conservative MP …

Cyber crime Evil Corp demands a £7.8m ransom from Garmin following ransomware attack

Russian hacker group Evil Corp has reportedly told Garmin to pay a ransom of £7.8 million after encrypting the company's …

Cyber crime State-backed Chinese hackers indicted for stealing COVID-19 research data

Two Chinese hackers working for China's Ministry of State Security (MSS) have been indicted by a U.S. court for targeting …

Cyber crime NCA’s takedown of EncroChat a massive win against organised crime

The recent takedown of EncroChat, an encrypted communications service used by criminal gangs, has resulted in unprecedented success for the …

Cyber crime Keeper Magecart group targeted 570 e-commerce domains across 55 countries

The Keeper Magecart group targeted as many as 570 e-commerce domains across 55 countries since April with card-skimming malware. 85% …

Cyber crime Hacker tried to con Premier League club out of £100m via BEC scam

Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, a 37-year-old Nigerian hacker, is facing up to twenty years in prison after he was extradited from …

Cyber crime Hackers are now hiding malware in image metadata to steal credit card details

Hackers have adopted a new way to steal payment card information from e-commerce websites: Inserting skimming code in the metadata …

Cyber crime APT group StrongPity found conducting state-sponsored cyber operations

Security researchers have discovered how APT group StrongPity has been targeting victims in Turkey and Syria, particularly the Kurdish community, …

Cyber crime Infraud Organisation ringleader pleas guilty before U.S. court

33-year-old Russian national Sergey Medvedev had pleaded guilty before the U.S. District Court of Nevada for running Infraud Organisation, an …

Cyber crime Hacker behind malicious Satori botnet sentenced to 13 months in prison

A 22-year-old hacker has been sentenced to thirteen months in prison in the U.S. for developing the malicious Satori or …

Cyber crime Brit gets 70 months in jail for carrying out $22 million wire fraud

The U.S. District Court of Nevada has sentenced Gareth David Long, a British citizen, for stealing as much as $22 …