Posts Tagged ‘United States Attorney’

How The Russian Hacker Behind SpyEye Was Taken Down

(Media Release) For two years, SpyEye was the world’s most destructive piece of malware targeting banks and financial institutions, infecting over 50 million PCs and causing estimated damage of $1 billion. The malware, created by a young Russian hacker who liked to brag of its malevolence, was secretly installed on victims’ computers, spread via spam emails and malicious websites, and worked by […]

“I’ll vote to indict if that gets us out of here faster”: Horrifying tales from inside the grand jury room

(Media Release) It’s July when the notice arrives in the mail. At first, I think this must be a mistake. But there is my name in small black print, alongside a larger font in green that reads: JUROR. I’m surprised to receive a summons for jury duty because my life has recently been upended as […]

Huge raid to shut down 400-plus dark net sites

(Media Release) Silk Road 2.0 and 400 other sites believed to be selling illegal items including drugs and weapons have been shut down. The sites operated on the Tor network – a part of the internet unreachable via traditional search engines. The joint operation between 16 European countries and the US saw 17 arrests, including […]

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