Interpol on Friday announced the arrest of ten individuals suspected of participation in $800,000 scam and fraud operations with global impact.
Attorneys general in 33 US states are urging the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to take into consideration consumer risks as it looks into creating rules to crack down on commercial surveillance.
A Ukrainian hacker sought by US authorities for a decade was arrested last month in Switzerland, the specialist website Krebs on Security reported.
Vyacheslav Igorevich Penchukov, 40, was arrested in the Swiss canton of Geneva on October 23 while visiting his wife, the site reported.
Google has won a lawsuit against operators of a botnet named Glupteba, which the internet giant disrupted last year.
Cybersecurity researchers said they have found evidence of Chinese spyware in Uyghur-language apps that can track the location and harvest the data of Uyghurs living in China and abroad.
Google Project Zero has disclosed the details of three Samsung phone vulnerabilities that have been exploited by a spyware vendor since when they still had a zero-day status.
The US government announced Monday it had seized $3.4 billion in bitcoin from a real estate developer who stole the cryptocurrency from the dark web marketplace Silk Road a decade ago.
The mysticism that has allowed tech firms to make billions of dollars from surveillance is finally clearing, the boss of encrypted messaging app Signal told AFP.
UK opposition politicians called for an investigation Saturday after a newspaper reported that suspected Kremlin agents had hacked ex-Prime Minister Liz Truss’s cell phone when she was foreign minister.