Facebook mismanaged 533 million accounts, information leaked online

U.S. 04/04/21, 16:07

More than 500 million Facebook users' personal information has been leaked online, with the compromised data including phone numbers, full names, location, email address, and biographical information. Alon Gal, CTO of cybercrime intelligence firm Hudson Rock, uploaded the shocking findings on its Twitter account @UnderTheBreach, a cybercrime investigations forum, saying that the ...

US unsealed 252 indictments, charging 80 in alleged cyberfraud

U.S. 08/23/19, 20:13

U.S. authorities on Thursday, Aug. 22, unsealed a 252-count federal grand jury indictment, charging 80 people for their involvement in a massive conspiracy to pilfer millions of dollars using different fraud schemes and laundering the funds through a Los Angeles-based money-laundering network. The conspiracy involved fraud using business email, romance scams, ...

Lawyer: Russian cybercrime suspect on hunger strike

Europe 02/28/19, 09:55

The lawyers for a Russian suspected of bitcoin fraud and wanted by three countries said Thursday that the man's health is deteriorating due to a hunger strike, and criticized the Greek courts for detaining him for more than the maximum 18 months allowed.Lawyer Zoe Konstantopoulou said Alexander Vinnik, 39, has ...

2 Iranian hackers charged in US ransomware scheme

Politics 11/28/18, 12:16

Two Iranian computer hackers were charged Wednesday in connection with a multimillion-dollar cybercrime and extortion scheme that targeted government agencies, cities and businesses, the Justice Department said.Faramarz Shahi Savandi, 34, and Mohammad Mehdi Shah Mansouri, 27, are accused of creating ransomware known as SamSam that encrypted data on the computers ...

Russian intel agency GRU accused of ‘brazen’ cybercrimes

Europe 10/04/18, 09:12

Western nations accused Russia's secretive military intelligence unit of new cybercrimes on Thursday, with Dutch and British officials labeling the GRU "brazen" for allegedly targeting the international chemical weapons watchdog and the investigation into the 2014 downing of a Malaysian Airlines flight over eastern Ukraine.Dutch Defense Minister Ank Bijleveld said ...

Update: Russia dismisses hacking claims as ‘fantasies’

Europe 10/04/18, 06:05

The Latest on a new wave of global cyberattacks blamed on Russia (all times local):10:30 a.m.Russia's foreign ministry has denied allegations by British and Australian authorities that the Russian military intelligence agency GRU was behind a fresh wave of global cybercrimes.Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova on Thursday dismissed the ...

3 hackers get light sentences after working with the FBI

Tech 09/19/18, 22:19

Three young computer hackers whose "botnet" known as Mirai virtually paralyzed chunks of the internet two years ago have received light sentences after helping the FBI with cybercrime and cybersecurity.Paras Jha, 22, of Fanwood, New Jersey; Josiah White, 21, of Washington, Pennsylvania; and Dalton Norman, 22, of Metairie, Louisiana, were ...

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