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Russian Linked To Theft of 160m Credit Cards Appears in US Court

February 18, 2015 12:580 comments
Vladimir Drinkman, 34, of Moscow, Russia, was arraigned in District Court in New Jersey on Tuesday. He is linked to a string of attacks that stole credit card information on more than 100 million people.

  In-brief: Vladimir Drinkman, 34, of Moscow, Russia, was arraigned in District Court in New Jersey on Tuesday. He is linked to a string of attacks that stole credit card information on more than 100 million people, according to a statement by the Department of Justice.  Like this:Like Loading…

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Russian Firm Alleges 15 Year NSA Cyberespionage Campaign

February 16, 2015 19:480 comments
Russian Firm Alleges 15 Year NSA Cyberespionage Campaign

In-brief: Kaspersky Lab issued a report Monday alleging its researchers discovered evidence of a long-running cyber espionage campaign with links to the U.S. government and National Security Agency.  Like this:Like Loading…

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Was Malware Behind A Billion Dollar Heist?

February 15, 2015 17:490 comments
A report by Kaspersky Lab says that a cybercriminal group may have made off with close to $1 billion with malicious software-based attacks on more than 100 banks in 30 countries.

In-brief: The New York Times reports on a massive online heist involving more than 100 banks worldwide and losses of between $300 million and $1 billion, according to the security firm Kaspersky Lab.  Like this:Like Loading…

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Threats in 2014: Bears and Pandas and Malware – Oh My!

February 11, 2015 13:090 comments
Threats in 2014: Bears and Pandas and Malware – Oh My!

  In-brief: a report from the firm CrowdStrike finds sophisticated nation-backed hacking groups were very active in 2014, with attacks on governments, pro-democracy advocates as well as banks and retailers. Like this:Like Loading…

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Report: Chaos of Sony Response Prompts Creation of New Cyber Agency | The Washington Post

February 10, 2015 09:510 comments
President Obama will create a new agency to coordinate response to cyber attacks. Confusion following the hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment  helped galvanize support for the new agency.

In-brief: The Washington Post reports that the Obama Administration will announce the creation of a new agency to coordinate intelligence about cyber attacks. The move is, in part, a response to confusion following the hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment in November.  Like this:Like Loading…

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