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March 13, 2018 11:46 PM Czech Republic's top court delays extraditing Russian hacking suspect

Prison guards stand outside a courtroom during an appeal by Yevgeniy Nikulin from Russia who faces charges of hacking computers of American companies in Prague, Czech Republic. The Czech Republic’s top court said Tuesday it has delayed the extradition of an alleged Russian hacker until it deals with a last-ditch complaint filed by him. It means that the justice 38

March 8, 2018 8:06 AM Japan penalizes several cryptocurrency exchanges after hack

Japan penalizes several cryptocurrency exchanges after hack The Japanese government is slapping penalties on several cryptocurrency exchanges in the country, after 58 billion yen ($530 million) of virtual coins were lost earlier this year from hacking. The Financial Services Agency, which has been checking the exchanges, said Thursday that FSHO and Bit Station 39

February 28, 2018 10:33 AM NSA Chief Says Trump Hasn’t Ordered Agency to Disrupt Russian Hacking

Adm. Mike Rogers tells Senate panel agency isn’t targeting ‘the origin of these attacks’ WASHINGTON—The head of the National Security Agency told lawmakers Tuesday that he hadn’t been formally asked by President Donald Trump to take steps to disrupt Russian election hacking activity at its source. Adm. Mike Rogers was asked by Sen. Jack Reed (D., R.I.) during 26

February 14, 2018 8:44 PM Man accused in hospital hacking launches Senate bid

Man accused in hospital hacking launches Senate bid A man facing prison time for the 2014 hacking of a Boston hospital's computer network says he is running for Senate as a Republican from behind bars. Martin Gottesfeld's wife, Dana, said in an email Wednesday that volunteers are helping collect the 10,000 signatures required for Gottesfeld to run in the 2018 Massachusetts 23

February 14, 2018 5:34 PM Trump has chosen nominee to lead NSA, US Cyber Command

Trump has chosen nominee to lead NSA, US Cyber Command President Donald Trump has picked Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone to be the next director of the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command. Trump's cyber adviser, Rob Joyce, announced the president's pick in a tweet late Tuesday, praising Nakasone for having a strong background in cyber issues. If confirmed 23

February 5, 2018 12:45 PM Lauri Love: Alleged hacker hopes extradition case 'sets a precedent'

Alleged computer hacker Lauri Love, who has won his High Court appeal against extradition to the US, said he hoped the case had "set a precedent whereby this will not happen to other people in the future". Mr Love, from Stradishall, Suffolk, is suspected of hacking into FBI, US Central Bank and Nasa systems. Lawyers said the 33-year-old, who has Asperger 30

January 31, 2018 8:29 PM Former Kansas student charged with 18 felonies after hacking

Former Kansas student charged with 18 felonies after hacking A former University of Kansas student is facing 18 felony charges in crimes involving the university's computers. The Lawrence Journal-World reports Varun Sarja, of Olathe, made his first court appearance earlier this month after being charged in November. University spokeswoman Erinn Barcomb-Peterson 19

January 27, 2018 2:47 PM All-women hacking competition aims to be world's largest

BOSTON – Women at Boston University are organizing what they hope will be the world's largest all-female hacking competition. The SheHacks Boston event running through Sunday is expected to bring 1,000 college and high school students from across the U.S. and as far as Ethiopia to Boston University's campus. Organizers say their goal is to empower women 25

January 8, 2018 9:26 AM Cybersecurity Firm Says Olympics Organizations Were Targeted by Hackers

Hackers have attempted to target organizations involved in the 2018 Winter Olympics, which are set to kick off in Pyeongchang, South Korea next month, according to cybersecurity firm McAfee. An email campaign, conducted between Dec. 22 and 28 last month, sent infected documents to Olympic associations from an email that was designed to appear as though 22

December 29, 2017 12:58 AM Two Romanians arrested for hacking into 123 D.C. police surveillance cameras before inauguration

The Justice Department has charged two Romanians for allegedly hacking into over 100 cameras used by Washington D.C. police for surveillance earlier this year as part of a ransomware scheme. The suspects Mihai Isvanca and Eveline Cismaru were arrested in Bucharest on Dec. 15 as they attempted to leave the country, the DOJ and European law enforcement 30