‘Hive’ Russian Ransomware Gang Shut Down by FBI, DoJ, Europol, Bundeskriminalamt, et al
Richi Jennings | | Bundeskriminalamt, Department of Justice, DOJ, Europol, FBI, Hive, HIVE Ransomware, Ransomware, SB Blogwatch, takedown, takedowns, website takedown, website takedowns
Law enforcement agencies from several countries got together and took down the site. They also worked to decrypt victims’ data ...
Chinese Huawei ‘Spies’ Charged — FBI is Mad as Hell
Richi Jennings | | Department of Justice (DOJ), DOJ, FBI, FBI Director Christopher Wray, Huawei, SB Blogwatch, The only thing about this that surprises me is that they were blatant and clumsy enough to get caught
The Chinese government sent two spies to extract information about the U.S. case against Huawei. But they didn’t expect their contact to be a double agent ...
The new DOJ Law Enforcement Crypto Reports (TL;DR)
Gary Warner | | Bitcoin, crypto currency, DOJ, FBI, NFTs, USSS
TL;DR? Good news! I read them for you! On 15SEP2022, the Department of Justice released their report "The Role of Law Enforcement in Detecting, Investigating, and Prosecuting Criminal Activity Related to Digital Assets" ...
DoJ, FBI, IRS Make Empty Boast: SSNDOB ‘Seized’
Richi Jennings | | Cyprus, DOJ, FBI, Florida, Identity Theft, IRS, not the first time they just put a random seized photo on a domain then do a press release, SB Blogwatch, ssn, SSNDOB
Feds are gloating over their “seizure” of the notorious SSNDOB marketplace, which traded in stolen personal information. But the action seems too little, too late ...
MAJOR Justice Dept. Breach — ‘Time for Drastic Measures’
Richi Jennings | | 2fa, Authentication, Department of Justice (DOJ), DOJ, Doxbin, EPIC, Government Incompetence, It's pretty disgusting when GMail has better security than sensitive government databases, LEIA, MFA, NSS, SB Blogwatch
Criminals have access to Justice Department databases and can write fake data, as well as read highly sensitive info, we’re told ...
Lichtenstein and Morgan: The Stolen Virtual Currency Laundry
If you’ve been scratching your head while you read about the money laundering escapades of Ilya Lichtenstein and his wife Heather Morgan, let me assure you that you are not alone. The ...
The Extradition of Vladislav Klyushin
As December 2021 came to a close, indicted and arrested Russian national Vladislav Klyushin was quietly extradited from Switzerland to the United States. A spokesperson for the Russian Embassy in Switzerland, Vladimir ...
DoJ Launches Crypto Enforcement Team, Cyber-Fraud Initiative
Last week the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) took steps to crack down on ransomware with the creation of a National Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team (NCET) and the launch of the department’s Civil ...
John McAfee Indicted for ICO Manipulation, Securities Fraud
Christopher Burgess | | Bitcoin, DOJ, Fraud, ICO, John McAfee
Today, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, William F. Sweeney, announced the unsealing of a seven count indictment charging John David McAfee, founder of McAfee, and Jimmy ...
Inside the DoJ’s GRU Indictments for Cyber Meddling
For the third time in the past two years, the United States has indicted intelligence officers associated with Russia’s Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU), the military intelligence entity of the General Staff of ...