Tags extortion

Two alleged Lapsus$ teens appear in London court

by AJ Vicens

Even after the arrests, the group has released more stolen data.

Microsoft investigating hacking group's claims of successful breach

by AJ Vicens

Cybercrime organization Lapsus$ posted suspicious screenshots. Microsoft officials said they are "aware of the claims and are investigating."

South Africa credit bureau breached, data reportedly held for $15M ransom

by Joe Warminsky

South Africa tech news site ITWeb reported that a group calling itself N4aughtysecTU is taking responsibility.

Dark Overlord collaborator gets 3 years in prison for buying and selling stolen identities

by Joe Warminsky

Prosecutors said Slava Dmitriev used the handle “GoldenAce” to buy and sell stolen identities on AlphaBay, and also assisted the Dark Overlord in extortion operations.

Snapchat stalker pleads guilty to using stolen passwords to torment college students

by Jeff Stone

A 29-year-old man admitted to accessing 300 accounts, some belonging to high school students.

Energy giant Shell impacted in Accellion hack

by Shannon Vavra

Shell is just the latest in a long line of victims.