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Feds seize largest criminal ‘dark web’ site AlphaBay after Atlanta investigations

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

The largest criminal marketplace on the internet, AlphaBay, has been seized by the U.S. Department of Justice with the help of Atlanta-based investigations, officials said Thursday. An AlphaBay staffer was identified through an ongoing investigation conducted in Atlanta, DOJ spokesman Bob Page said. Officials said the “dark web” operation started…

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Fourth largest Bitcoin exchange. Bithumb, hacked for billions of Won

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The largest bitcoin and ether exchange in South Korea by volume, Bithumb, was recently hacked. Monetary losses from compromised accounts have started to surface, and are quickly reaching into the billions of won. With a reported 75.7% share of the South Korean bitcoin market volume, Bithumb is one of the…

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Second Largest IoT Manufacturer Leaves Devices Open To Hacking

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It appears cybercriminals are once again targeting a popular manufacturer of the internet of things hardware. Dahua, the world’s second-largest IoT device manufacturer, had to issue an emerging software patch to address a security flaw found in most of its …

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A Virtual Mess: Inside Colorado’s Largest Online Charter School – Education Week

At Colorado’s 4,000-student GOAL Academy, just 1 in 4 students uses the learning software each day. The founder helped direct millions of dollars to his for-profit management company.

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50 arrests for Russia’s largest hacker group

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50 arrests for Russia’s largest hacker group

Some 50 suspects from 15 Russian regions have been arrested, believed to be part of Russia’s largest hacking group, responsible for Trojan and botnet attacks on Russian banks, stealing some £57 million.
Earlier this month the Russian Federal Security Service

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Hawaii users could be part of largest cybersecurity attack

Berlin, Germany - January 26: In this photo Illustration hands typing on a computer keyboard on January 26, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images)

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Hawaii users could be part of largest cybersecurity attack

Yahoo may be dealing with the biggest data breach ever, after hackers steal cyberinformation from 500-million users.
Some Hawaii residents may have been affected, and that could lead to fines for the tech company from

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Trader Pleads Guilty To Largest Known Computer Hacking And Trading Scheme

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Trader Pleads Guilty To Largest Known Computer Hacking And Trading Scheme

Leonid Momotok, of Suwanee, Georgia, has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud for his role in an international scheme to hack into three business newswires and steal yet-to-be published press releases containing non-public financial information that was then used to make trades that generated approximately $30 million in illegal profits. Read More….

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Japan’s largest travel agency fears data leak impacts 8 million users

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Japan’s major travel agency JTB has admitted to a cyberattack which it fears has led to the theft of data belonging to 7.93 million users. In today’s day and age where major data breaches are heard of almost weekly, the odd eight million doesn’t sound too critical. However, in JTB’s case, the travel agency believes […]

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