Equifax Hacker Group Makes $2.6 Million Bitcoin Ransom Demand On Dark Web

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that Equifax was hacked surfaced and 143 million Americans have potentially had their personal information stolen. Read more

Equifax Says Cyberattack May Have Affected 143 Million Customers

Hackers may have the names and social security numbers of 143 million Americans after a massive breach of credit-reporting agency Equifax, the company said Thursday. Read more

To Snare Radical Cleric, NYPD Reached Far Beyond City Limits

A once-imprisoned radical Islamic cleric is behind bars again, this time because of an unusual investigation that took New York City police officers far beyond their jurisdiction, to the Middle East, to make contact with a member of the Islamic State group. Read more

‘Outrageous and Despicable’: Lindsey Vonn Hits Out At Nude Photo Hacker

Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn has vowed to sue those responsible for hacking and leaking nude photos from her mobile phone. Read more

Financial Criminals Can Hide Behind WhatsApp

When Moxie Marlinspike, the iconoclastic technologist, landed Hillary Clinton as a client of his encrypted messaging app last year, he hailed the event with trademark Silicon Valley idealism: “I think we have actually sort of won the future. Read more

Secret Service Leave Out Lara Trump’s Birth Plan For Anyone Walking By Trump Tower

Lara Trump is just weeks away from her due date, and the expectant mom’s baby bump was on full display as she made her way to Trump Tower on Monday. Read more

Complaint Claims Israeli Drone Maker Tried To Bomb Armenian Army For Azeris

An Israeli drone manufacturer attempted to bomb the Armenian military on behalf of Azerbaijan during a demonstration of one of its “suicide” unmanned aerial vehicles last month, according to a complaint filed with the Defense Ministry. Read more

Hackers Demand Millions For Stolen HBO Data

HBO recently suffered a massive cyberattack, with hackers stealing 1.5 terabytes of data from inside its network, including upcoming episodes of shows such as Ballers and Room 104. Read more

Indian PM’s Security Goes To The (Israeli) Dogs

Post-army Israelis have long made India a favorite destination after completing their service, but another kind of IDF veteran has also been heading to the south Asian nation attack and sniffer dogs trained by the army’s Oketz canine unit. Read more

Israeli Company Opens Cybersecurity Center In Maryland

A joint venture between Israeli cybersecurity experts and the State of Maryland has resulted in the opening of a new cyber training center, nearly a year after the project began following Maryland Governor Larry Hogan’s 2016 visit to Israel. Read more