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DOJ Recovers $2.3M in Bitcoin Ransom Paid by Colonial Pipeline

DOJ Recovers $2.3M in Bitcoin Ransom Paid by Colonial Pipeline

Investigators recovered $2.3 million in bitcoin paid by the Colonial Pipeline Company to DarkSide following a ransomware attack in early May. On June 7, the Department of Justice (DOJ) revealed that law ...
Rapper Who Bragged About Defrauding US CARES Act Program Could Face Up to 22 Years in Prison

Rapper Who Bragged About Defrauding US CARES Act Program Could Face Up to 22 Years in Prison

A rapper who bragged about fleecing the US Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) on YouTube was arrested for allegedly defrauding the government of $1.2 million in benefits, the Department of Justice (DOJ) disclosed ...
FBI Arrests Russian ‘Tourist’ for Offering $1 million to US Employee to Plant Malware on Company Network

FBI Arrests Russian ‘Tourist’ for Offering $1 million to US Employee to Plant Malware on Company Network

Egor Igorevich Kriuchkov, a 27-year-old Russian national, was arrested by FBI after conspiring to bribe a US company employee to manually install malware on the network of an unnamed Nevada-based company. According ...
Former Uber Exec Faces Eight Years in Prison over Cover-Up of 2016 Hack

Former Uber Exec Faces Eight Years in Prison over Cover-Up of 2016 Hack

Uber’s former chief security officer, who allegedly paid off hackers to keep a massive data breach secret, has been charged with obstruction of justice and misprision of a felony. The 52-year-old faces ...
San Diego Resident Receives 46 Months after Pleading Guilty to Million-Dollar Scam Involving the Stolen Identities of Military Members

San Diego Resident Receives 46 Months after Pleading Guilty to Million-Dollar Scam Involving the Stolen Identities of Military Members

A 32-year old California man was sentenced to 46 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to a million-dollar scheme involving stolen identities of United States service members and veterans. During his ...
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eBay Employees Charged With Cyberstalking Critics

eBay’s tumble into an ignoble existence has been fast and furious. This past week we saw six former eBay executives charged with cyberstalking, all of whom had been fired following the company’s ...
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DoJ Calls for Mandatory Data Breach Reporting to Law Enforcement

Should law enforcement agencies be alerted every time a potential breach occurs? The  DoJ thinks so. At a hearing on March 4 before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, Department of Justice (DoJ) ...
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AlphaBay Dark Web Market Moderator Faces up to 20 Years in Prison

AlphaBay Dark Web Market Moderator Faces up to 20 Years in Prison

Dark web marketplace moderator Bryan Connor Herrell pleaded guilty in the United States to conspiring to engage in a racketeer-influenced corrupt organization. While the infamous Silk Road made a lot more headlines, ...
GozNym cyberattackers sentenced in Pittsburgh and Tbilisi, Georgia

GozNym cyberattackers sentenced in Pittsburgh and Tbilisi, Georgia

The U.S. Department of Justice has announced the sentencing of three members of the network behind the GozNym cyberattacks on U.S. entities resulting in the theft of $100 million. Krasimir Nikolov, 47, ...
FBI announces $5 million bounty for information on Russian hackers behind Dridex attacks

FBI announces $5 million bounty for information on Russian hackers behind Dridex attacks

The U.S. Department of Justice has announced that the State Department, in partnership with the FBI, have set a reward of up to $5 million for information that can lead to the ...