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Ticketmaster Coughs Up $10 Million Fine After Hacking Rival Business

Several Ticketmaster executives conspired a hack against a rival concert presales firm, in attempt to ‘choke off’ its business. Ticketmaster must pay a hefty $10 million fine after several employees utilized unlawfully obtained passwords to hack a rival company’s computer systems – in attempts to “choke off” its business. The . . . Read more

$100M Botnet Scheme Lands Cybercriminal 8 Years in Jail

Aleksandr Brovko faces jail time after stealing $100 million worth of personal identifiable information (PII) and financial data over the course of more than 10 years. Authorities have sentenced a hacker to eight years in prison for trafficking stolen personally identifiable information (PII) and online banking credentials resulting in losses . . . Read more

U.S. Levies Sanctions Against Russian Research Institution Linked to Triton Malware

The latest in a flurry of actions this week, tied to foreign threats against U.S. computer systems, includes sanctions by the Department of the Treasury. The Trump administration sanctioned a Russia government research institution on Friday claiming it was behind a series of cyberattacks using the highly destructive Triton malware. . . . Read more

Video-Game Piracy Group ‘Team Xecuter’ Leaders in Custody

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APT41 Operatives Indicted as Sophisticated Hacking Activity Continues

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DoJ Aims to Seize 280 Cryptocurrency Accounts Used by Hackers

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