The notorious REvil ransomware group is back, targeting new victims and leaking stolen files on a data leak site, an information security and technology news outlet reported Saturday.
Three former American intelligence officials admitted to engaging in illicit computer hacking activities for the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.), the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) reported on Tuesday.
Survivors and victims of last year’s deadly blast in Beirut’s port joined rights groups on Wednesday to urge the United Nations Human Rights Council to establish an “independent, impartial, prompt, thorough, effective, reliable, and transparent” investigative mission into the Aug. 4 explosion that killed at least 218 people.
Hugo Armando Carvajal Barrios, a former Venezualan assembly member, general and head of military intelligence for the late president Hugo Chavez, was arrested in Spain last week, according to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). His extradition to the U.S. on charges of narco-terrorism conspiracy has been approved by Spanish authorities since 2019.
Authorities in the U.K. seized more than two tons of cocaine and arrested six men — one Briton and five Nicaraguans — on drug trafficking charges, the National Crime Agency (NCA) said in a statement released Saturday.
In a blow to organized crime groups profiting off of illegal gambling networks, Interpol aided police raids across Asia and Europe, which seized US$7.9 million in cash and arrested approximately 1,400 suspects, the organization reported on Tuesday.
Several European nations’ law enforcement agencies collaborated last week to disrupt the operations of a criminal gang perpetrating large-scale investment fraud, costing 55 million euro (US$64.96 million) in damages to a “significant number” of victims across Europe.
The names of two whistleblowers in the Novartis bribery case will remain secret for two more years, thanks to a ruling by the Greek Financial Prosecutor's Office.
A Nigerian national living in Oklahoma was sentenced on Friday for running a ring that laundered at least US2.5 million obtained from romance scams that preyed on elderly Americans.
Thousands of protesters marched in El Salvador's capital for several days last week in response to the government's decision to declare bitcoin legal tender alongside the US dollar.