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It’s finally over: Mastermind behind Prenda Law porn trolls pleads guilty

(credit: Steele Law Firm) One of the attorneys behind the Prenda Law "copyright trolling" scheme has pleaded guilty to federal charges of fraud...

DoJ Indicts 19 People in Global Fraud, Money-Laundering Schemes

Federal indictments charged 19 people for participating in international fraud and money laundering operations including the use of BEC schemes, which led to $13M...

Western Union coughs up $586m for turning a blind eye to...

Helping internet scammers proved profitable, for a while Western Union will forfeit more than half a billion dollars after admitting it broke money laundering laws. The...

eProseed to support 11th MENA Regulatory Summit

eProseed will participate as a Supporting Partner in the 11th MENA Regulatory Summit on February 5th & 6th in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.The summit...

Is an NSA contractor the next Snowden? In 2017, we hope...

EnlargeGetty Images News reader comments 6 Share this story We covered a ton of legal cases in 2016. The entire Apple encryption saga probably...

Kingpin in $1m global bank malware ring gets five years in...

Cyber-crim nabbed after he used home IP address to empty victims' accounts A villain at the heart of an organized crime network that stole £840,000...

Bayrob: Romanian auction fraud suspects extradited to the US

Going, going ... Three suspected cybercriminals have been arrested and extradited from Romania to the US over a multi-million dollar malware-facilitated scams. The suspects are believed...

Prenda Law “copyright trolls” Steele and Hansmeier arrested

Aurich Lawsonreader comments 72 Share this story The two lawyers said to be the masterminds behind Prenda Law, Paul Hansmeier and John...

Band of Big Brothers: Meet Trump’s spy team

When whistleblower Edward Snowden first came forward three years ago, he described to The Guardian an intelligence system that subverts the power of democratically...

Avalance Takedown Involved Searches In 40 Countries

Avalanche, a complex network of computer servers, was used by cybercriminals in several countries. In making its announcement on Monday of the shutdown of Avalanche,...

Online criminals iced as cops bury malware-spewing Avalanche

Four-year op by US and EU culminates in arrests, server seizures On November 30, simultaneous raids in five countries by the FBI, Europol, and the...

Authorities Dismantle Massive 'Avalanche' Cybercrime Syndicate

Avalanche has spread malware and ransomware since 2009. After spending four years analyzing more than 130 TB of data, authorities in the US and Europe...