Cybercrime

07.21.15
Israel, US arrest four over a string of big bank hacks
07.21.15

Israel, US arrest four over a string of big bank hacks

Four people spread out across the globe are under arrest for an elaborate fraud scheme.

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07.15.15
Darkode cybercrime forum seized as police arrest 28 members
07.15.15

Darkode cybercrime forum seized as police arrest 28 members

The FBI, Europol and law enforcement from 20 countries teamed up to take down a well-known cybercrime forum and dozens of its members.

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05.16.15
Two Asian bank websites held ransom for bitcoin
05.16.15

Two Asian bank websites held ransom for bitcoin

One of the problems with virtual currency is that when it's robbed from a bank, it's going to ta...

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04.21.15
Dept of Homeland Security is opening a Silicon Valley office
04.21.15

Dept of Homeland Security is opening a Silicon Valley office

Security Secretary Jeh Johnson has announced that the Department of Homeland Security will soon op...

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04.07.15
Russia might have hacked the White House
04.07.15

Russia might have hacked the White House

Russia's military overtures haven't been limited to its recent arctic war games. Cyber operatives...

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03.08.15
UK arrests man over US Department of Defense hack
03.08.15

UK arrests man over US Department of Defense hack

No matter how serious you are, you're going to draw a lot of attention if you hack the US military...

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03.06.15
US accuses three people of stealing over a billion email addresses
03.06.15

US accuses three people of stealing over a billion email addresses

The US Department of Justice just announced three indictments for what one attorney called "the la...

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12.04.13
Two million accounts compromised by 'Pony' botnet, bad passwords
12.04.13

Two million accounts compromised by 'Pony' botnet, bad passwords

Though most of us cast stones at large-scale corporate password thefts, we ought to be checking ou...

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07.05.13
EU toughens penalties for internet-based crimes
07.05.13

EU toughens penalties for internet-based crimes

Virtual crime can lead to very real damage, and the European Parliament knows this well enough to...

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