Massive distributed denial-of-service attacks plagued Mt. Gox in early February, not long before the former world's biggest Bitcoin exchange was hit by an alleged separate attack that bankrupted the company, according to a report.
On Monday, KrebsonSecurity.com revealed the findings, which surfaced as part of court proceedings.
Jenaro Blalock was handed a 12-year prison sentence - along with three years of supervision following his release - on Friday after he pleaded guilty in 2013 to heading up an identity theft ring.
Mt. Gox CEO lied when he said that the former world's biggest Bitcoin exchange - which filed for bankruptcy protection in the U.S. on Sunday - had been relieved of 850,000 Bitcoins, according to the alleged hackers.
More than 168,000 clients of the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services are being notified that computers containing their personal information were stolen.
The two Romanian nationals installed the skimmer at a Brooklyn Chase branch and were arrested after two hours.
Police in South Korea have arrested two men believed to have launched a cyber attack on KT Corp., stealing data on 12 million customers.
An attempted intrusion is still being investigated, but Texas-based Sally Beauty has no evidence to suggest that 282,000 payment cards found in an online underground crime market were pilfered from the worldwide retailer.
Travelers that recently charged a Chicago cab fare to a payment card may want to be on the lookout for fraudulent charges, according to Illinois-based First American Bank.
In the aftermath of the Target breach, there is a huge need for all the people who are engaging with technology to understand more about cyber threats and ways they can account for these before and after something goes down.
From October 2012 to February 2013, Lauri Love allegedly worked with other hackers to steal and publicly distribute personal information housed on the Federal Reserve network.
Mt. Gox announced on Friday that it has filed for bankruptcy protection in Japan after hackers took advantage of weaknesses in its computer systems to purloin hundreds of thousands of bitcoins.
Twitter returned a coveted username - @N - to Naoki Hiroshima on Tuesday, roughly one month after an attacker stole it through extortion.
A U.S. District Court judge meted out punishment to co-conspirators who installed skimming devices on Chase ATMs in Connecticut and New Jersey.
The price of Target credit cards available for sale in underground online markets is rapidly declining, according to a recent report.
Officials are investigating an 11-minute video posted on YouTube that shows new information attackers may have obtained after hacking websites and internal systems belonging to Las Vegas Sands Corp.
Jacob Wilkens was sentenced to 24 months of probation and ordered to pay $110,932.71 in restitution for his role in a distributed denial-of-service attack against Koch Industries.
Casey Meyering, 28, was arrested in Tulsa, Okla., last Thursday.
Hackers reportedly posted the sensitive information of company employees on defaced sites.
CERT Polska researchers have observed attackers using DNS redirection attacks - made possible due to vulnerabilities in home routers - to effectively access online banking accounts in Poland.
Only nine days after first launching on the web, a Silk Road copycat known as Utopia Marketplace has been seized by Dutch police.
More than 3,000 clients and potential clients of Easter Seal Society of Superior California may have had personal information compromised after an employee's vehicle was broken into and a work-issued laptop was stolen.
The San Francisco Airport - South San Francisco Embassy Suites hotel is notifying an undisclosed number of guests that their payment card information may be at risk after skimming devices were discovered on two computers.
At least 4,500 payment cards have been compromised in the United States and Canada by a new point-of-sale malware, JackPOS, that is based on Alina, according to researchers with cyber intelligence company IntelCrawler.
Two Florida-based men were arrested last week for allegedly using Bitcoins in a money laundering scheme. This could be the first case in which Bitcoin vendors are prosecuted under state anti-money laundering laws.
The 22-year-old man was sentenced to 36 months of probation, 60 hours of community service, and is ordered to pay $110,932.71 for his part in the 2011 cyber attack.
Target announced last week that hackers compromised its systems using credentials stolen from a third party vendor and, on Thursday, Fazio Mechanical confirmed that it was the victim of an attack.
Three former human resources associates with Home Depot have been arrested for accessing the personal information of employees and attempting to use that data to open fraudulent credit cards.
Executives with Target and Neiman Marcus were among the individuals who testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday.
Roughly 14,000 current and former Midland Independent School District students may have had personal information compromised after a laptop and unsecured external hard drive were stolen from a district administrator's vehicle.