$3.6 billion bitcoin seizure shows how hard it is to launder cryptocurrency

Enlarge / The IRS detailed the winding and tangled routes the couple allegedly took to launder a portion of the nearly 120,000 bitcoins stolen from the cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex in 2016. William Whitehurst | Getty Images reader comments 32 with 27 posters participating Share this story On Tuesday, Ilya Lichtenstein and Heather Morgan were arrested […]

Police in Spain dismantle a SIM-swapping ring that drained bank accounts

Getty Images reader comments 6 with 6 posters participating Share this story Authorities in Spain said they broke up a SIM-swapping crime ring that used identity theft and falsified documents and texts to target victims’ bank accounts. In a press release, Spain’s National Police agency said it arrested eight individuals in connection with the operation, […]

Online activists are doxxing Ottawa’s anti-vax protesters

Leo saw it as a way to combat what he saw as an inadequate response from the local police, who he believes have often sided with the protesters. To publicize the map and get his neighbors to input information, he asked Ottawa city councilor Shawn Menard to share the link on his Twitter feed.  Menard […]

Hundreds of e-commerce sites booby-trapped with payment card skimming malware

reader comments 11 with 9 posters participating Share this story About 500 e-commerce websites were recently found to be compromised by hackers who installed a credit card skimmer that surreptitiously stole sensitive data when visitors attempted to make a purchase. A report published on Tuesday is only the latest one involving Magecart, an umbrella term […]

Top 7 Best WordPress Plugin Of All Time

  If you are looking for the best wordpress plugins, then you are at the right place. Here is the list of best wordpress plugins that you should use in your blog to boost SEO, strong your security and know every aspects of your blog . Although creating a good content is one factor but […]

After lying low, SSH botnet mushrooms and is harder than ever to take down

reader comments 18 with 14 posters participating Share this story Two years ago, researchers stumbled upon one of the Internet’s most intriguing botnets: a previously undiscovered network of 500 servers, many in well-known universities and businesses around the world, that was impervious to normal takedown methods. After lying low for 16 months, those researchers said, […]

Ginger VS Grammarly: Which Grammar Checker is Better in (2022) ?

Ginger VS Grammarly: When it comes to grammar checkers, Ginger and Grammarly are two of the most popular choices on the market. This article aims to highlight the specifics of each one so that you can make a more informed decision about the one you’ll use. What is Grammarly? If you are a writer, you […]

Vodafone Portugal struggles to restore service following cyberattack

reader comments 7 with 7 posters participating Share this story Vodafone Portugal is slowly working to recover following a “deliberate and malicious cyberattack” that brought down services used by millions of people and businesses in that country, including those for ambulances and other emergency services. Vodafone Portugal—a subsidiary of UK-based Vodafone Group with 4.3 million […]

Smarter phones? The king of the Androids unveils its new line-up

Peter Griffin, Editor. 10 February 2022, 9:58 am Samsung launched its flagship Galaxy S22 smartphone range this morning, continuing the theme of incremental evolution that has become the signature of a maturing smartphone market. The Galaxy S22, S22 Plus and S22 Ultra arrive with a cosmetic upgrade reminiscent of the older iPhone’s flat sides and […]