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Alleged French cybercriminal to appear in Seattle on Friday on indictment for conspiracy, computer intrusion, wire fraud and aggravated identity theft

The following is the DOJ’s press release on Sebastien Raoult: Seattle – A 21-year-old French citizen from Epinal, France, will appear tomorrow January 27, 2023, in U.S. District Court in Seattle on a nine-count indictment alleging conspiracy to commit computer fraud and abuse, conspiracy to commit wire fraud, four counts of wire fraud and three...

French national extradited to U.S. as alleged member of ShinyHunters

Sebastien Raoult was extradited today from Morocco to the U.S. in response to an extradition request from the U.S. Raoult was indicted for alleged participation in ShinyHunters criminal activities. No other French nationals who were also indicted have been extradited, and the U.S. has not even sought their extradition. France repeatedly refused efforts by...

Riot Games hack: Source codes of League of Legends and TFT stolen by hackers in latest cyber attack; source code allegedly up for auction

IANS reports: Riot Games was a victim of a recent cyber attack over the weekend. After an analysis of the attack, Riot Games has revealed that the source code for its popular video games League of Legends and TFT (Teamfight Tactics) were stolen in the recent cyber attack. In addition, the source code of a legacy anti-cheat platform was also...

LastPass owner GoTo says hackers stole customers’ backups

Carly Page reports: LastPass’ parent company GoTo — formerly LogMeIn — has confirmed that cybercriminals stole customers’ encrypted backups during a recent breach of its systems. The breach was first confirmed by LastPass on November 30. At the time, LastPass chief executive Karim Toubba said an “unauthorized party” had gained access to some customers’ information stored in a...

North Korea-linked hackers behind $100 million crypto heist, FBI says

Arjun Kharpal reports: North Korean-linked actors were behind the theft of $100 million through the hack of a crypto product last year, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said. The FBI said it was “able to confirm” that Lazarus Group and APT38, two hacking groups linked to Pyongyang, were responsible for the attack on the so-called...

Rundle Eye Care notifies patients of data breach

At some time before or in early October, the Everest Ransom Team hacked Rundle Eye Care in California. On January 11, Drs. Keith and Herman Rundle notified patients and the California Attorney General’s Office about the incident. In their notification, the doctors do not reveal precise dates of the attack or its discovery but...

ODIN Intelligence website is defaced as hackers claim breach

Earlier this week, Zack Whittaker reported: The website for ODIN Intelligence, a company that provides technology and tools for law enforcement and police departments, was defaced on Sunday. The apparent hack comes days after Wired reported that an app developed by the company, SweepWizard, which allows police to manage and coordinate multi-agency raids, had a significant...

Bits ‘n Pieces (Trozos y Piezas)

CR: Ministry of Public Works and Transportation Hit by Ransomware Costa Rica’s Ministry of Public Works and Transportation (MOPT) has been the target of a ransomware attack by as yet unidentified individuals. The attack was reported by the Ministry of Science, Innovation, Technology and Telecommunications (MICITT) (machine translation): Since early hours of this Tuesday,...