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Who’s Behind the 8Base Ransomware Website?

Brian Krebs reports: The victim shaming website operated by the cybercriminals behind 8Base — currently one of the more active ransomware groups — was until earlier today leaking quite a bit of information that the crime group probably did not intend to be made public. The leaked data suggests that at least some of website’s code...

Group-IB founder Ilya Sachkov sentenced to 14 years in prison for high treason

As seen on Darknet News (EN): Group-IB founder Ilya Sachkov sentenced (https://t.me/vchkogpu/40233) to 14 years in prison for high treason The Moscow City Court sentenced to 14 years in prison the founder of Group-IB Ilya Sachkov. As reports (https://lenta.ru/news/2023/07/26/sachkovvv/) to Lenta.ru, he will serve his sentence in a strict regime colony. It is clarified...

The passing of a legend — Kevin David Mitnick

Kevin David Mitnick, 59, died peacefully on Sunday, July 16, 2023, after valiantly battling pancreatic cancer for more than a year. Kevin is survived by his beloved wife, Kimberley Mitnick, who remained by his side throughout their 14-month ordeal. Kimberley is pregnant with their first child. Kevin was ecstatic about this new chapter in...

Wells Notice Against SolarWinds CISO Could Be First of Its Kind

Com Sivesind writes: SolarWinds Corporation, which suffered a major breach of its Orion software platform in December 2020, submitted a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing on June 23rd, saying the enforcement staff of the SEC provided the company with a Wells Notice related to its investigation into the cyber incident. A Wells Notice is...

NY Attorney General James Recovers $1.7 Million from Cryptocurrency Platform for Operating Illegally

AG James Has Recovered More Than $500 Million from Crypto Industry for Violating New York Laws NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James today recovered more than $1.7 million from COINEX (CoinEx) for failing to register as a securities and commodities broker-dealer and for falsely representing itself as a crypto exchange. Today’s agreement resolves...

Chinese hackers spying on US critical infrastructure, Western intelligence says

Zeba Siddiqui and Christopher Bing report: A state-sponsored Chinese hacking group has been spying on a wide range of U.S. critical infrastructure organizations, from telecommunications to transportation hubs, Western intelligence agencies and Microsoft (MSFT.O) said on Wednesday. The espionage has also targeted the U.S. island territory of Guam, home to strategically important American military bases,...