South Koreans fight back against weak sex crime punishments

In the latter part of last week, hundreds of thousands of people signed a petition on the website of the presidential Blue House demanding action against the judges who turned down a request from the ...

Trend Micro Finds 72% of Remote Workers Have Gained Cybersecurity Awareness During Lockdown

HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 13 July 2020 - Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), the global leader in cloud security, released survey results that show how remote workers address cy...

Italy police ID kids sharing child porn, dark web videos

ROME (AP) — Italian authorities said Saturday they have identified a group of 20 teenagers who shared child porn and dark web videos of suicides and mutilations on their cellphones. ...

Online registrar threatens to drop anti-immigration website

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — An internet registrar is threatening to delist a website that is a leading promoter of white nationalist and anti-immigration views, a move that could make the site accessibl...

Taiwan government database leaked on dark web

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — It was reported on Friday (May 29) that a government database of more than 20 million Taiwanese citizens was leaked on the dark web. According to researchers at Cyble I...

FBI official: Number of coronavirus cyber complaints on rise

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cybercriminals are taking advantage of the pandemic, including hackers who target hospitals and medical research institutions that are studying the coronavirus, the head of the FBI's...

‘Cartels are scrambling’: Virus snarls global drug trade

NEW YORK (AP) — Coronavirus is dealing a gut punch to the illegal drug trade, paralyzing economies, closing borders and severing supply chains in China that traffickers rely on for the chemicals to ma...

FBI working to 'burn down' cyber criminals' infrastructure

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. (AP) — To thwart increasingly dangerous cyber criminals, law enforcement agents are working to “burn down their infrastructure” and take out the tools that allow them to carry out...

Cryptocurrency expert released on $1M bond in sanctions case

NEW YORK (AP) — A cryptocurrency expert charged with violating economic sanctions against North Korea has been released on $1 million bond despite federal prosecutors' concerns he might flee the Unite...

Canadian lab test provider pays ransom to secure hacked data

TORONTO (AP) — Lab test provider LifeLabs said Tuesday that it paid a ransom to secure data for Canadians that was stolen in a data breach in late October. Hackers also obtained pers...

Florida city mum on ransom demands by cyberattackers

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida city confirmed Friday that hackers seeking to extort money were responsible for crippling its computer systems earlier this week but officials have yet to decide whe...

A locker, a chirp: How tiny clues help solve child sex cases

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — It was the odd-looking locker handles that caught their eye. Investigators spent hours poring over graphic images of little boys changing in and out of their swim...

AP Exclusive: Data shows upswing in child exploitation cases

WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security investigators who uncover child exploitation initiated more than 4,000 cases around the world in the 2019 budget year, resulting in thousands of arrests and the ide...

BBC launches 'dark web' Tor mirror page

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an attempt to thwart censorship efforts in certain countries, the BBC has launched a "dark web" mirror version of its website. The BBC’s Chinese-lang...

UK child abuser who preyed on Malaysians killed in prison

LONDON (AP) — A British man serving 22 life sentences for abusing scores of Malaysian children has been killed in prison. Richard Huckle was found dead Sunday at Full Sutton prison i...