In an article at Daily Beast a few days ago, Jake Williams (who previously worked for NSA) criticized the U.S.
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Document: Justice Department Extradites, Unseals Charges Against Russian National Accused of Hacking U.S. Companies
On Friday, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York announced the extradition and charging of Andrei Tyurin, a Russian citizen who is accused of participating in a hacking campaign against U.S. companies, including banks and media companies. He was extradited at the request of the United States by the government of Georgia.
Document: Justice Department Charges North Korean Spy for Sony, Bangladesh Bank, and WannaCry Cyberattacks
On Thursday, the Justice Department filed a criminal complaint in the Central District of California against North Korean spy Park Jin Hyok. He is charged with violating 18 U.S.C.
As President Trump prepares to meet with Vladimir Putin, his Justice Department says it can prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the Russian president has been lying about his country’s involvement in the 2016 election hacking.
The Trump administration on Thursday accused Russia of infiltrating by digital means “energy and other critical infrastructure sectors” in the United States.
On Dec. 29, 2017, police officers surrounded 28-year-old Andrew Finch’s house in Wichita, Kansas, in response to a 911 call. After being asked to come to the door with his hands up, Finch opened the door, allegedly failing to keep his arms raised.
Bitcoin and its ilk have gotten a lot of attention recently as the speculation bubble bursts. The negative attributes and uses of cryptocurrency are substantial: Bitcoin is known to facilitate money laundering, drug sales and extortion—illegal activity for which transactions are banned by centralized authorities that control all other electronic payment channels.
A recent opinion piece in The Hill concerning lack of arrests in the Shadow Brokers and Vault 7 cases argues that this primarily demonstrates the government’s general inability to stop insider leaks. Another piece in the New York Times flagged that there have only been three arrests, presumably Hal Martin, Nghia Huang Pho, and Reality Winner.
Former NSA Tailored Access Operations (TAO) developer Nghia Hoang Pho pleaded guilty on Friday to willful retention of national defense information. Pho faces a maximum of ten years in prison for removing and retaining classified U.S. government documents in his home from 2010 to March 2015. You can read the the criminal information and plea agreement here.