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South Korean National and Hundreds of Others Charged Worldwide in the Takedown of the Largest Darknet Child Pornography Website, Which was Funded by Bitcoin

From the Department of Justice: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, October 16, 2019 South Korean National and Hundreds of Others Charged Worldwide in the Takedown of the Largest Darknet Child Pornography Website, Which was Funded by Bitcoin Dozens of Minor Victims Who Were Being Actively Abused by the Users of the Site Rescued Jong Woo...

Together at Last: Welcome, Lee Johnstone!

I am absolutely delighted to welcome Lee Johnstone as a contributor to DataBreaches.net.  Lee – better known to some of you as @Cyber_War_News on Twitter  – and I have teamed up over the past 8 years or so on a number of projects or analyses. As of today, Lee’s web site, cyberwarnews.info, has been...

New Extortion Scam Threatens to Ruin a Website’s Reputation

Lawrence Abrams reports: A new extortion scam campaign is underway that is targeting websites owners and stating that if they do not make a payment, the attacker will ruin their site’s reputation and get them blacklisted for spam. We all know, or should know, about the sextortion emails people are receiving where the sender...