Domain Name of WeLeakInfo.com Seized by FBI and DOJ

Domain Name of WeLeakInfo.com Seized by FBI and DOJ

The Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that they have seized the domain name for weleakinfo.com. On January 16, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District ...
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U.S. AG Wants Legal Back Door to All Facebook Postings (and Everything Else)

When it comes to encryption, we are having another Groundhog Day. The U.S., UK and Australian governments are pressuring Facebook to stop its plans to include “end to end” encryption, which would ...
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Two decades later, ex-NSA contractor pleads guilty to stealing classified data

Two decades later, ex-NSA contractor pleads guilty to stealing classified data

A former US government contractor is facing nine years in prison after pleading guilty to one count of willful retention of national defense information. This is more than 20 years after the ...
Three Romanians plead guilty in multi-million dollar “vishing and smishing” scheme

Three Romanians plead guilty in multi-million dollar “vishing and smishing” scheme

A hacking trio based in Romania has pleaded guilty to charges brought by U.S. authorities after being caught siphoning cash from unwary Americans. The three now await sentencing. Between 2011 and 2014, ...
Micron Intellectual Property Theft Fray

DoJ Jumps into the Micron Intellectual Property Theft Fray

The U.S. Department of Justice has jumped into the fray between Micron Technology, companies located in Taiwan and China and three individuals with the release of a grand jury indictment. Readers may ...
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Two Iranian Hackers charged with $6 Million in SamSam Ransomware Attacks

Two Iranian Hackers charged with $6 Million in SamSam Ransomware Attacks

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Today the Department of Justice announced an indictment against two Iranian men: Faramarz Shahi Savandi and Mohammad Mehdi Shah Mansouri for their roles in stealing more than $6 Million in Ransom payments ...
Russia Project Lakhta’s Accountant

Russia Meddling, Round Two: Project Lakhta’s Accountant

The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) has shown tremendous patience as it builds its case to identify those involved with the Russian election interference in the United States and elsewhere (Project Lakhta) ...
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