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Europol Captures 12 Behind Ransomware Attacks on 1,800 Victims

Photo: Rob Engelaar / ANP / AFP (Getty Images)The fight against ransomware attacks continues, this time on the other side of the Atlantic....

The NRA Has Reportedly Been Hacked

Wayne LaPierre, Executive Vice President of the National Rifle Association, at the Conservative Political Action Conference in March 2016. Photo: Alex Wong...

Large Chinese Tech Firm Raided by the FBI After Accusations of Aiding Cyberattacks

Photo: Robyn Beck / AFP (Getty Images)A prominent Chinese tech firm that sells hardware used ubiquitously throughout the world is under federal investigation...

Russian Hackers Reportedly Hid Behind Americans’ Home Networks

Photo: GREG BAKER/AFP (Getty Images)Russian military hackers been waging an ongoing hacking campaign against high-level American targets and have been using a special...

Feds Join Mass Arrest of 150 People in Connection With Dark Net Drug Dealing

Photo: ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP (Getty Images)Authorities in the U.S. and Europe have arrested droves of people in connection to dark web drug peddling,...

Britain Wants to Use Its New Cyber Command to ‘Hunt’ Ransomware Gangs

Sir Jeremy Fleming, director of GCHQ, Britain’s intelligence and cybersecurity agency. Photo: ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP (Getty Images)The United Kingdom wants to use a recently...

The U.S. Wants to Crack Down on Sales of Commercial Hacking Tools

Photo: KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP (Getty Images)After a slew of hacking scandals involving private surveillance companies, the U.S. is looking to impose new restrictions on...

A Cybercrime Group Has Been Hacking Telecoms to Steal Phone Records All Over the World

Photo: JOSEP LAGO/AFP (Getty Images)Everybody hopes that their phone calls and text messages are kept private but, in reality, we know the truth:...

Ransomware Hackers Reportedly Targeted 3 U.S. Water Facilities in 2021

Photo: Justin Sullivan (Getty Images)Ransomware gangs targeted at least three different water facilities in the U.S. this year, a new government report claims....

Experts Say Apple, EU’s Photo Scanning Plans Are ‘Dangerous Technology’

Photo: Victoria Song/GizmodoOver a dozen cybersecurity experts are slamming Apple and the European Union’s plans to scan photos on people’s phones for known...

Google Sends 50,000 Warnings to Users Targeted by State Hackers

Photo: Kenzo Tribouillard / AFP (Getty Images)If the internet is a digital Wild West, it’s time to lock your doors and close your...

The Biggest Hacks of 2021 (So Far)

Photo: David Zalubowski (AP)Call it a “ransomware apocalypse,” or maybe just a huge pain in the ass. Whatever you want to call it,...

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