Romanian arrested for ransomware attack and data theft

Europol has confirmed arresting a Romanian national for targeting an IT firm in the country. The U.S. and European law enforcement authorities collaborated to arrest a suspected ransomware affiliate member…

Police Arrest Suspected Ransomware Actor in Romania

Police Arrest Suspected Ransomware Actor in Romania European and US law enforcers have joined forces to arrest a suspected ransomware affiliate member who targeted firms in an IT supply chain…

CSAM Found on LSU Professor’s Computer

CSAM Found on LSU Professor’s Computer Police have arrested a professor at a Louisiana university after child sexual abuse material was discovered on his office desktop computer.  An investigation was begun in…

Ransomware suspect arrested over attacks on 'high-profile' organisations

Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre has worked with the Romanian National Police and FBI on the arrest of a suspected ransomware affiliate who is alleged to have targeted high-profile organisations and…

Romanian ransomware suspect arrested in joint Europol, FBI operation

Written by AJ Vicens Dec 13, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP A Romanian man accused of using ransomware to target “high-profile” organizations and companies was arrested Monday as part of a joint…

“Sadistic” Online Extortionist Jailed for 32 Years

“Sadistic” Online Extortionist Jailed for 32 Years An online extortionist described by police as “sadistic” and “depraved” has been jailed for 32 years following a string of horrific crimes targeting…

Canadian Citizen Charged for Ransomware Attacks in Alaska

The accused became a suspect when the FBI contacted Canadian intelligence after observing a surge in ransomware attacks in Alaska in 2018. The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has announced that…

UK High Court reverses course, approves Julian Assange's extradition to US

A UK High Court has approved the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the US.  ZDNet Recommends Assange has been wanted by US authorities since the early 2010s for…

DOJ gives Russian national two-year sentence for work shielding Kelihos malware and other ransomware

The Department of Justice sentenced 41-year-old Oleg Koshkin to two years in prison for his work in helping to “conceal” the Kelihos malware and other ransomwares from antivirus software. He…

Saudi human rights activist files lawsuit against former US intelligence operatives for hacking scandal

Saudi human rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul has filed a lawsuit against spyware maker DarkMatter Group and three former US intelligence operatives for their role in helping the United Arab Emirates…