Security

Global operation takes down hackers' leaked data market

Western law enforcement agencies have dismantled an online marketplace used to buy and sell hacked and stolen personal data belonging to millions of people, and have brought criminal charges against the platform's founder ...

Security

Canadian extradited to US to face ransomware charges

A Canadian man has been extradited to the United States to face charges in connection with ransomware attacks that netted tens of millions of dollars in cryptocurrency, the Justice Department said Thursday.

Business

Crypto, NFTs are rife with 'mountains' of fraud, IRS says

IRS criminal investigators see cryptocurrencies and nonfungible tokens as ripe for fraud, including money laundering, market manipulation and tax evasion—and even celebrities could get caught up in the agency's probes.

Consumer & Gadgets

Israeli firm develops body cams with facial recognition

Twenty years after he planned the controversial barrier between Israel and the Palestinians, Dany Tirza is developing a security tool that requires no cement: body cameras with facial recognition technology.

Software

Apple users urged to download Pegasus spyware flaw fix

Apple users were urged Tuesday to update their devices after the tech giant announced a fix for a major software flaw that allows the Pegasus spyware to be installed on phones without so much as a click.

Security

The curious case of the $600 million crypto heist

Cryptocurrency investors have been transfixed over the past few days by the antics of a mysterious hacker who stole more than $600 million—before gradually giving it back.

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