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ProtonMail IP Address Logging Controversy, Fake Bot Disinformation, Correctional Facility Robot Overlords

Details on the controversy over encrypted email service ProtonMail handing over a user’s IP address to the Swiss police, how a fake bot disinformation campaign went viral on Twitter, and are we ...
Exposing Protonmail and Tutanota's Illicit Abuse by Ransomware Gangs - A Compilation of Currently Active Ransomware-Themed Email Addresses - Part Two

Exposing Protonmail and Tutanota’s Illicit Abuse by Ransomware Gangs – A Compilation of Currently Active Ransomware-Themed Email Addresses – Part Two

Dear blog readers,I've decided to continue the "Exposing Protonmail and Tutanota's Illicit Abuse by Ransomware Gangs - A Compilation of Currently Active Ransomware-Themed Email Addresses" blog post series and offer an in-depth ...
Bomb Threat, DDoS Purveyor Gets Eight Years

Bomb Threat, DDoS Purveyor Gets Eight Years

A 22-year-old North Carolina man has been sentenced to nearly eight years in prison for conducting bomb threats against thousands of schools in the U.S. and United Kingdom, launching distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) ...
ProtonMail and StartMail blocked as Russia hunts for bomb threat spammers

ProtonMail and StartMail blocked as Russia hunts for bomb threat spammers

Protonmail is the second encrypted email provider in the last week to find itself blocked from its Russian users, after authorities in the country said bomb threats had been spammed out claiming ...
Bomb Threat Hoaxer Exposed by Hacked Gaming Site

Bomb Threat Hoaxer Exposed by Hacked Gaming Site

Federal authorities this week arrested a North Carolina man who allegedly ran with a group of online hooligans that attacked Web sites (including this one), took requests on Twitter to call in ...
Bomb Threat Hoaxer, DDos Boss Gets 3 Years

Bomb Threat Hoaxer, DDos Boss Gets 3 Years

The alleged ringleader of a gang of cyber hooligans that made bomb threats against hundreds of schools and launched debilitating denial-of-service attacks against Web sites (including KrebsOnSecurity on multiple occasions) has been ...
Leader of DDoS-for-Hire Gang Pleads Guilty to Bomb Threats

Leader of DDoS-for-Hire Gang Pleads Guilty to Bomb Threats

A 19-year-old man from the United Kingdom who headed a cybercriminal group whose motto was "Feds Can't Touch Us" pleaded guilty this week to making bomb threats against thousands of schools. On ...