Ransomware group claims to have hacked the federal reserve

Ransomware group threatens Federal Reserve—claims it hacked America’s ‘banking secrets’

The cybercrime group claims it grabbed ’33 terabytes’ of data from the Fed.

On Jun 24, 2024 by Mikael Thalen

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Florida white supremacist arrested after expressing desire to be ‘sainted’ by neo-Nazi community for mass murder ‘high score’

Alexander Lightner, 26, was arrested on Monday in Venice

On Jan 11, 2024 by Marlon Ettinger

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Ransomware gang publishes sensitive patient photos stolen from high-end Beverly Hills plastic surgery clinic

The Beverly Hills clinic is just one of several to have been targeted in recent months.

On Oct 23, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

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Middle school math teacher impersonated high schooler on Snapchat to solicit nudes from his sixth grader students

He went by the usernames ‘matteckler’ and ‘mikeywikey37.’

On Aug 17, 2023 by Marlon Ettinger

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Cybercriminals are reportedly using deepfakes to apply for remote work jobs

Some of the jobs would provide criminals access to customer and financial data.

On Jun 28, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

Man with hands on head holding laptop that says ransomware across the screen

Senate report finds FBI response to ransomware attacks severely lacking

The FBI once sent a ransomware victim a hostage negotiator.

On Mar 24, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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TikToker exposes ‘most common’ Poshmark scam after her Chanel purse is marked ‘delivered’ but never arrives

‘This is EXACTLY what happened to me!’

On Mar 22, 2022 by Victoria Gagliardo-Silver

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People are allegedly hiding illegal porn in Clash Royale gameplay TikToks

A popular creator called it ‘one of the biggest problems on all of TikTok.’

On Feb 22, 2022 by Charlotte Colombo

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Landmark ruling from Supreme Court limits the scope of cybercrime law

The controversial law had long been criticized for being overly-broad.

On Jun 3, 2021 by Mikael Thalen

A mother charged with malicious use of deepfakes

Cheer mom accused of using deepfake nudes to harass daughter’s rivals

The 50-year-old mother has been charged with three counts of cyber harassment.

On Mar 14, 2021 by Mikael Thalen

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70,000 Tinder photos of women are being circulated in cybercrime forum

It remains unclear what the photos will be used for.

On Jan 16, 2020 by Mikael Thalen

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Dark Web marketplaces are selling children’s Social Security numbers, addresses

They also have their own twisted set of ethics—like, no reselling.

On Dec 23, 2018 by Samira Sadeque

The Red Hen in Lexington, Virginia, was hit with a cyberattack.

Cyberattack gives the Red Hen’s website Viagra spam

The restaurant refused to serve Sarah Sanders.

On Jun 29, 2018 by Christina Bonnington

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U.S. charges 2 Russian spies in hack of 500 million Yahoo accounts

Russia already arrested one of the people charged for allegedly working for the CIA.

On Mar 15, 2017 by Andrew Couts

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USPS police force expands cybercrime unit to fight dark net drug dealers

The department has already helped in major FBI investigations.

On Jan 19, 2017 by David Gilmour

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