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Another cybercriminal is sentenced in the WorldPay hack.
Two cybercrime cases this summer highlight a stark contrast in rehabilitation and recidivism.
A study of the takedowns of AlphaBay and Hansa marketplaces.
Though it was little noticed outside the Bitcoin community, the arrest in Greece on a sealed U.S. indictment of Alexander Vinnik for allegedly running the BTC-e crypto-currency exchange is significant news.
Cybercrime Roundup: Russian-born US Citizen Sentenced for Committing Cybercrime Within the United States
On July 10th, Alexander Tverdokhlebov was sentenced to 110 months for his activities renting out botnets on Russian-language cybercrime forums.
The most recent ransomware attack, which spread across Europe, the United States, and Asia yesterday, represents a chilling evolution in the worm-as-weapon.
Ukraine is under sustained cyber assault. Is this a precursor to war? [UPDATE: Apparently not -- this is a much more vicious ransomware attack]
For the last several years readers of this blog have pondered the challenge of effective law enforcement across national borders in the digital realm, an exercise that often pits American law enforcement against American companies and puts US law enforcement in potential conflict with foreign allies. On Thursday June 22 at 9 AM I will be hosting an event at The Heritage Foundation entitled: "
The CrashOverride program represents the first-in-the-wild case of a generic automated attack: one that is designed to affect all systems of a given family, not just a particular installation. If someone were to couple this warhead to a self-propagating worm for delivery, it could constitute a global threat.