Google Files Lawsuit Against Blockchain Botnet Operators

Google Files Lawsuit Against Blockchain Botnet Operators Google has filed what it claims to be the first ever lawsuit against a blockchain-based botnet, in a bid to ramp-up the pressure…

Google announces lawsuit and action against blockchain botnet Glupteba

Google announced this morning that it disrupted the command and control infrastructure of Russia-based Glupteba, a blockchain-backed botnet being used to target Windows machines.  Google vice president of security Royal…

Google Takes Down Glupteba Botnet; Files Lawsuit Against Operators

The malware’s unique blockchain-enabled backup C2 scheme makes it difficult to eliminate completely. Google’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG) has disrupted the blockchain-enabled botnet known as Glupteba, which is made up…

Former Ubiquiti Employee Charged with Data Theft

Ubiquiti Inc. is a technology company based in San Jose, California created in 2003. Having its headquarters in New York City, Ubiquiti produces and distributes wireless data transmission and wired…

Iranians Charged in Cyberattacks Against U.S. 2020 Election

The State Department has offered a $10M reward for tips on the two Iran-based threat actors accused of voter intimidation and disinformation. The U.S. Department of Justice has unsealed charges…

Brit Admits Role in International Movie Piracy Ring

Brit Admits Role in International Movie Piracy Ring A British man has admitted being a member of an international video piracy ring that illegally distributed “nearly every movie released by…

US Indicts Brit Over SIM Swap Crypto Theft

US Indicts Brit Over SIM Swap Crypto Theft A 22-year-old man from Britain has been indicted by the United States in connection with the 2019 theft of crypto-currency worth approximately $784,000. It…

Man Accused of Streaming Illegal Re-broadcasts of MLB, NBA, and Others

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York has accused a 30-years-old Minnesota man of illegally broadcasting sports games from MLB, NBA, NFL, and NHL over the…

US charges alleged extortionist, HeheStreams operator with demanding $150k from MLB

Written by Jeff Stone Oct 29, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP U.S. prosecutors have charged a 30-year-old man with attempting to extort Major League Baseball and broadcasting illegal game streams after he…