US and Australia Enter CLOUD Act Agreement

US and Australia Enter CLOUD Act Agreement The United States has entered into an agreement with Australia to share electronic data so as to facilitate the investigation of serious crimes. …

Victims awarded $18 million in GirlsDoPorn online video case, boss on the run

Hundreds of victims involved in the non-consensual release of explicit videos online have been awarded video rights and millions of dollars in damages.  On Wednesday, the US Department of Justice…

How to Buy Precious Patching Time as Log4j Exploits Fly

Podcast: Cybereason shares details about its vaccine: a fast shot in the arm released within hours of the Apache Log4j zero-day horror show being disclosed. Sure, Apache got a patch…

Billion-dollar natural gas supplier Superior Plus hit with ransomware

Major natural gas supplier Superior Plus announced on Tuesday that it is suffering from a ransomware attack.  The billion-dollar propane seller said the incident started on December 12 but did…

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…

UK Court Paves Way for Julian Assange’s Extradition to the US

UK Court Paves Way for Julian Assange’s Extradition to the US Julian Assange can be extradited from the UK to the US to face trial for leaking classified military and…

Crypting Mastermind Gets Just Two Years for Kelihos Plot

Crypting Mastermind Gets Just Two Years for Kelihos Plot A Russian man has been sentenced to just 24 months behind bars for his part in helping to hide the infamous…

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…

Canadian Ransomware Arrest Is a Meaningful Flex, Experts Say

U.S. and Canada charge Ottawa man for ransomware attacks, signaling that North America is no cybercriminal haven. Investigations that ran in parallel over nearly two years by Canadian and U.S.…