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    Feds Drop Child Pornography Case to Protect Exploit Code

    Federal prosecutors in the United States have opted to drop charges against a child pornography suspect rather than reveal the hacking technique used to ensnare him – a move that is sparking heated debate. On March 3, rather than detailing those techniques, the government filed a motion in U.S. District Court in Tacoma, Wash., to […]

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    FBI: Cybercrime Gang Stole $1.2 Million via Bank Malware

    Using malware to infect individuals’ PCs and drain their bank accounts continues to be a lucrative source of income for criminals, but such cybercrime has never been a risk-free undertaking. The latest example of the potential profits and pitfalls from participating in a banking Trojan attack campaign comes via Vyacheslav Khaimov, 55, who pleaded guilty […]

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    Hacker Who DDoSed Boston Hospital for OpJustina Facing Charges

    Earlier last week on Wednesday, a hacker by the name of Martin Gottesfeld was charged with targeting Boston Children’s Hospital and the Wayside Youth Family Support for a series of DDoS attacks. The Washington Times report suggests that another formal indictment will be made against him next week by the U.S Magistrate Judge Marianne B. Bowler. The […]