Darkweb Gun Trafficker Arrested Selling Weapons To Australia

An associate of a U.S. based group which sells firearms on a Darkweb market has been busted. The 29-year-old Gerren Johnson was taken into custody after an international investigation was conducted exposing him as a firearms trafficker. The weapons were smuggled in electronic products and…

Two Austrian Dealers Caught After Failed Burglary

An April 2017 package seizure led to the arrest of two Austrian men responsible for spreading more than two kilograms of amphetamine throughout Austria. The men, Austrian authorities announced, both redistributed Amphetamine ordered from the darknet and cooked their own amphetamine. If not for a…

UK Teen Who Hacked CIA Director Sentenced To 2 Years In Prison

An anonymous reader quotes a report from … started his hacking campaigns. The alleged leader of a hacking group known as … .S. government. The young hacker‘s group managed to successfully gain … ;s AOL email account. The group hacked a number of accounts belonging…

‘Vigilante Hackers’ Strike Routers In Russia and Iran, Reports Motherboard

An anonymous reader quotes Motherboard: On Friday, a group of hackers targeted computer … tired of attacks from government-backed hackers on the United States and … . Talos also wrote it observed hackers exploiting the vulnerability to target … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE ‘Vigilante Hackers’…

FBI Concealed Crypto Capabilities

An internal investigation has revealed the FBI was not transparent about its technical capabilities before suing Apple to unlock an encrypted iPhone. Department of Justice Inspector General reports that FBI personnel failed to communicate to agency leadership that the FBI was very close to opening…

20-Year-Old Charged With Possession of Darknet Drugs in Bedroom

An investigation into a homicide case led authorities to the doorstep of Joseph Benner who appeared to have supplied Xanax pills ordered from a Darknet marketplace to his victim. An investigation revealed that Benner was well familiar with the online marketplace considering the fact that…

More Evidence Ties Alleged DNC Hacker Guccifer 2.0 To Russian Intelligence

An anonymous reader shares a report: It … responsibility for the infamous DNC hack of 2016. Reports from the … .0 not as the Romanian activist he claimed to be, but … anonymous source close to the U.S. government investigation of the hacker … VISIT…

New Russian Dark web GandCrab Ransomware Uncovered.

An Australian Cybersecurity firm, LMNTRIX on Friday released its report on the finding after an investigation that uncovered a newly engineered GandCrab Ransomware nicknamed ‘GandCrabransomware’. The malicious program is being marketed and advertised in Russian on the dark web as a ransomware-as-a-service package to potential…

U.S Prosecutors to Cash in On Seized Bitcoins

An amount of 513 bitcoin worth over $8 million is about to make its way into the market and this is according to the US attorney’s office. An amount of 513.1490393 bitcoin was seized by federal prosecutors as part of a drug case in Salt…

Man Threatened Company with Cyber Attack to Fire Employee and Hire Him Instead (bleepingcomputer.com)

An anonymous reader writes: A North Carolina judge sentenced a Washington man this week to 37 months in prison for threatening a company with attacks unless they fire one of their employees and hire him instead. According to court documents obtained by Bleeping Computer, on…

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