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Insidious Petya ransomware defeated, decryption tools released

Malware keeps getting nastier all the time, and ransomware in particular seems to be running rampant right now.This week, they scored a major victory against a particularly nasty strain of ransomware called Petya. read more

This Technicality Could Spoil the FBI’s Dark Web Hacking Operations

Last year, the FBI and its international police partners hacked at least 4,000 suspected child pornographers in an unprecedented sting on a dark web child pornography website called Playpen.If you don’t know where computer is, according to Rule 41, then you can’t legally hack it. read more

FBI Director: We Paid More Than $1.2 Million for San Bernardino iPhone Hack

That would mean the FBI spent more than $1.2 million for a technique to unlock an iPhone 5c used by Syed Farook, one of the deceased perpetrators of a gun massacre in San Bernardino, California last December. read more