Marcus Hutchins, the UK researcher who accidentally stopped the spread of WannaCry ransomware, was arraigned in a federal Wisconsin court on Monday, for allegedly authoring a banking trojan called Kronos.
A pair of federal judges have separately issued rulings or statements in the last two weeks that struck a blow against Google in its attempt to block the U.S. Department of Justice from accessing customer data stored overseas.
A Bakersfield, Calif. man who allegedly tried to extort pornographic video footage from underage victims was tracked down and apprehended after investigators secretly hid malware on a digital video file sent from the intended victim's computer, according to an indictment filed in Indiana.
A law firm representing Wells Fargo & Co. may have released data to an unauthorized recipient associated belong to 50,000 investment accounts, according to a published report.
Ruby Corp. and Ruby Life, the parent organizations behind the adult dating website Ashley Madison, have agreed to an $11.2 million settlement with its customers who had their private information released during a 2015 data breach.
China seriously crippled U.S. Intelligence operations by systematically killing or imprisoning more than a dozen sources.
Although Target agreed to compensate consumers affected in its 2013 data breach from a pool of $10 million, a lone consumer is halting payouts.
A California man is facing a $318,661.70 fine to cover the cost of repairing his former employers systems.
Uber is the subject of a DOJ criminal investigation probing the company's use of a software tool that helped drivers avoid transportation regulators when encroaching into areas where the service wasn't approved, Reuters has reported.
The IRS reportedly paid Flashpoint $65,000 for access to firm's platform and API in order to extract intelligence concerning cybercriminals from the dark web.
Three New York-area men have separately pleaded guilty in federal court to one count of conspiracy to commit bank fraud, in relation to the theft of at least $428,581 in funds from various New Jersey banking locations.
On Thursday, Microsoft released its latest batch of semi-annual transparency reports, which revealed that global law enforcement legal requests for Microsoft user data decreased by more than 17 percent from 2015 to 2016, while U.S. FISA orders seeking content from the tech company jumped significantly in the first six months of 2016.
While industry-specific efforts to create some type of cybersecurity framework is helpful, stronger guidelines will be needed, reports Doug Olenick.
St. Paul Fire & Marine Insurance has filed a lawsuit asking a Florida judge to formally state that the insurance company is not responsible for paying any costs related to a data breach that took place at Rosen Hotels & Resorts.
Russian national Maxim Senakh agreed to a plea deal on March 28 that could place him in prison for up to five years, paying restitution, and also being fined of up to $250,000 for creating and spreading the Ebury botnet.
Fast-foot chain Arby's is now facing a total of eight lawsuits stemming from a data breach that was discovered in February and affected around 1,000 locations, the AP has reported.
U.S. prosecutors are reportedly building a case against Nort. Korea to examine the nation's potential role in the 2016 Bangladesh Bank digital heist
Russian national Mark Vartanyan pleaded guilty on Monday to one count of computer fraud in related to his role in co-developing and distributing Citadel malware under the hacker alias Kolypto.
An alleged Silk Road administrator's appeal against extradition has been dismissed in an Irish court, despite suffering from Asperger's syndrome and depression.
Autonomous car developer Waymo has filed suit against Uber and its subsidiary Otto for theft of trade secrets and patent infringement, alleging that Otto's founder Anthony Levandowski stole IP from Waymo while he was still an employee there.
London's Metropolitan Police Service has charged four in-laws of celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay, including the famous curmudgeon's father-in-law, with computer hacking.
In the ongoing antitrust case brought against Ticketmaster by rival SongKick, Ticketmaster is accused of using information stolen from SongKick by ex-employee.
Scottsdale, Arizona resident Michael Persaud has been indicted on federal fraud charges in Illinois for sending more than a million spam emails worldwide by abusing at least nine separate computer networks.
Following the arrests of four cyber experts in Russia on treason charges, conflicting theories have emerged, as observers speculate if the case is connected to the hacking of U.S. political institutions in the run-up to the 2016 election.
George James, a Brookhaven, Georgia man, was arrested after allegedly sending a spoofed email that tricked county employees in Kansas into transferring $566,000 into his corporate bank account.
An attorney has filed a civil lawsuit against the City of Chicago and members of the Chicago Police Department, alleging that their warrantless use of stingrays on individuals attending a 2015 protest was a violation of rights.
A New York City woman, who was victimized by revenge porn, has taken the unprecedented step of suing the three major search engines to permanently delete her name from their systems.
The European Court of Justice ruled on Wednesday that the U.K.'s Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act of 2014 is invalidated by European Union statutes that protect citizens from the indiscriminate collection and retention of electronic data.