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СБУ викрила группу що продавала доступ до інформації з обмеженим доступом

Співробітники Служби безпеки України викрили у Хмельницькому організовану групу, яка створила механізм із протиправного отримання та збуту інформації з обмеженим доступом з автоматизованих систем митниці ДФС України «Інспектор-2006». Оперативники СБ України встановили, що працівник спецпідрозділу КОРД ГУ Національної поліції в Хмельницькій області організував за «допомогою» двох працівників місцевої митниці систематичний збут приватним особам інформації з обмеженим […]

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Marcus “MalwareTech” Hutchins Pleads Guilty to Writing, Selling Banking Malware

Marcus Hutchins, a 24-year-old blogger and malware researcher arrested in 2017 for allegedly authoring and selling malware designed to steal online banking credentials, has pleaded guilty to criminal charges of conspiracy and to making, selling or advertising illegal wiretapping devices. Marcus Hutchins, just after he was revealed as the security expert who stopped the WannaCry […]

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I Was Cited in a Court Decision[BRUCE SCHNEIER]

An article I co-wrote — my first law journal article — was cited by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court — the state supreme court — in a case on compelled decryption. Here’s the first, in footnote 1: We understand the word “password” to be synonymous with other terms that cell phone users may be familiar […]


Booter Boss Interviewed in 2014 Pleads Guilty

A 20-year-old Illinois man has pleaded guilty to running multiple DDoS-for-hire services that launched millions of attacks over several years. The plea deal comes almost exactly five years after KrebsOnSecurity interviewed both the admitted felon and his father and urged the latter to take a more active interest in his son’s online activities. Sergiy P. […]

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Former Russian Cybersecurity Chief Sentenced to 22 Years in Prison

A Russian court has handed down lengthy prison terms for two men convicted on treason charges for allegedly sharing information about Russian cybercriminals with U.S. law enforcement officials. The men — a former Russian cyber intelligence official and an executive at Russian security firm Kaspersky Lab — were reportedly prosecuted for their part in an […]