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Don’t Fall for CrowdStrike Outage Scams

The security firm CrowdStrike inadvertently caused mayhem around the world on Friday after deploying a faulty software update to the company’s Falcon monitoring platform that bricked Windows computers running the product. Fallout from the incident will take days to resolve, and the company is warning that, as system administrators and IT staff work on remediation, […]

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Notorious Hacker Kingpin ‘Tank’ Is Finally Going to Prison

For more than a decade, Vyacheslav Igorevich Penchukov—a Ukrainian who used the online hacker name “Tank”—managed to evade cops. When FBI and Ukrainian officials raided his Donetsk apartment in 2010, the place was deserted and Penchukov had vanished. But the criminal spree came to a juddering halt at the end of 2022, when he traveled

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The $11 Billion Marketplace Enabling the Crypto Scam Economy

That public nature of the criminal transactions is all the more shocking given that Huione Guarantee is operated by Huione Group, a Cambodian financial conglomerate that includes a company linked to the family of Cambodia’s prime minister, Hun Manet. One of the companies’ directors, in fact, is Hun To, the prime minister’s cousin, who has

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Hackers Leaking Taylor Swift Tickets? Don’t Get Your Hopes Up

Proton, the company behind Proton Mail, launched an end-to-end encrypted alternative to Google Docs, seeking to compete with the cloud giant on privacy. We broke down how Apple is taking a similar approach with its implementation of AI, using a system it calls Private Cloud Compute in its new Apple Intelligence features. In other news,

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