Cybercriminals have learned how to hack online seller profiles. They use them to post phony bargains and defraud the buyers. The consequences are angry customers, discredited sellers and millions of euros in damage.
Suspected Russian hacker Pyotr Levashov pleaded not guilty before a US judge after being extradited from Spain. Prosecutors claim he ran a massive computer network that sent out spam and installed malicious software.
A Russian hacker has been sentenced to 27 years in US prison, drawing a response from Moscow that his arrest was illegal. Prosecutors said they wanted to send a message to hackers around the globe.
Recent revelations that Uber paid a $100,000 ransom to two hackers has surprised many experts. But a look back at recent history shows a growing trend; for hackers it’s becoming a lucrative way of life.
International police have orchestrated an incredible double takedown of darknet drug markets, ensnaring countless users. Users fleeing from one illegal online marketplace were lured into a honeypot trap.
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