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Traditional financial crime and cyberattacks are converging, requiring new skills and approaches to the problem, officials said.
The Kazakh native made headlines last year for hacking McAfee, Symantec and Trend Micro; but the Feds say he's also behind a widespread backdoor operation spanning six continents.
The Nigerian native has been extradited from Dubai after a string of over-the-top Instagram posts.
Four-year investigation shuts down EncroChat and busts 746 alleged criminals for planning murders, selling drugs and laundering money.
Amazon has placed a moratorium on police use of its facial recognition platform - but a congressman asked if that extends to its Ring smart doorbell in a new inquiry.
The carding store victimized mainly U.S. citizens and is responsible for $20 million in fraudulent purchases.
Lawmakers proposed a new bill that would ban the use of facial recognition by law enforcement nationwide.
The CryCryptor malware strain is a brand-new family of threats, leveraging COVID-19 to spread.
The Lawful Access to Encrypted Data Act is being decried as "an awful idea" by security experts.
A former Defense Intelligence Agency analyst leaked classified information to two journalists - one of whom he was dating - shedding light on insider threats.
Insider threats, the CIA's bad security policies, and malicious Chrome extensions were the topics of discussion during this week's news wrap podcast.
An internal investigation into the 2016 CIA breach condemned the agency's security measures, saying it “focused more on building up cyber tools than keeping them secure."