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Russian Man Pleads Guilty for Role in Citadel Malware Attacks

Russian national Mark Vartanyan pleads guilty in US federal court following his December 2016 extradition from Norway.

The cost of launching a DDoS attack

A distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack is one of the most popular tools in the cybercriminal arsenal.The motives behind such attacks can vary – from...

Russia will strike US elections again, FBI warns

Future U.S. elections may very well face more Russian attempts to interfere with the outcome, the FBI and the National Security Agency warned on...

FBI confirms probe of possible collusion between Trump campaign, Russia

Enlarge (credit: C-Span) James Comey, the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, said Monday that there was "no information" that President Donald...

FBI looks into Russian hack of US election, possible Trump involvement

The FBI is actively investigating Russia’s attempts to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election and possible cooperation from President Donald Trump’s campaign, agency director...

Leading Linux distros dawdle as kernel flaw persists

A local privilege esclation flaw has been fixed in the Linux kernel, but several upstream distributions have yet to release updates.Administrators should plan on...

Yahoo breach exposes the drawbacks of state-sponsored hacking

When governments turn to private hackers to carry out state-sponsored attacks, as the FBI alleges Russia did in the 2014 breach of Yahoo, they’re...

US faces limits in busting Russian agents over Yahoo breach

In a rare move, the U.S. has indicted two Russian government agents for their suspected involvement in a massive Yahoo data breach. But what...

DoJ Indicts Russian FSB Officers and Cybercriminals in Yahoo Breach

Russian intelligence officials hired renowned cybercriminals to do their bidding in massive hacks that compromised Yahoo, Gmail, and other email accounts of millions of...

US charges two FSB officers, two “criminal hackers” in Yahoo breach

Enlarge (credit: Bloomberg / Getty Images News) The United States Department of Justice announced today indictments of four suspects in the criminal intrusion...

Justice Dept. charges four Russia-backed hackers over Yahoo breach

The indictments include two members of Russian intelligence and two hackers hired by the Russian government.