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Treasury Sanctions SUEX Exchange for Laundering Ransoms

The Biden administration fired another shot in its battle against ransomware Tuesday as the U.S. Treasury Department took steps to disrupt the financial infrastructure behind ransoms, designating for sanctions the SUEX OTC, ...
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Task Force Seeks to Disrupt Ransomware Payments

Task Force Seeks to Disrupt Ransomware Payments

Some of the world's top tech firms are backing a new industry task force focused on disrupting cybercriminal ransomware gangs by limiting their ability to get paid, and targeting the individuals and ...
U.S. Treasury, Commerce Depts. Hacked Through SolarWinds Compromise

U.S. Treasury, Commerce Depts. Hacked Through SolarWinds Compromise

Communications at the U.S. Treasury and Commerce Departments were reportedly compromised by a supply chain attack on SolarWinds, a security vendor that helps the federal government and a range of Fortune 500 ...
Two Russians Charged in $17M Cryptocurrency Phishing Spree

Two Russians Charged in $17M Cryptocurrency Phishing Spree

U.S. authorities today announced criminal charges and financial sanctions against two Russian men accused of stealing nearly $17 million worth of virtual currencies in a series of phishing attacks throughout 2017 and ...
Inside ‘Evil Corp,’ a $100M Cybercrime Menace

Inside ‘Evil Corp,’ a $100M Cybercrime Menace

The U.S. Justice Department this month offered a $5 million bounty for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a Russian man indicted for allegedly orchestrating a vast, international cybercrime network ...