Kaspersky Lab and Intel Security worked with officials around the world to help develop decryption tools for popular ransomware variants. Ransomware victims in Europe and the United States have also been given the tools notify authorities of infections in an effort to better track and combat ransomware.
A group of hackers claims to have breached the FBI’s Law Enforcement Enterprise Portal (LEEP), which includes records of individuals who have been arrested by U.S. federal agencies as well as tools for sharing information between U.S. federal agencies and partners located both domestically and abroad.
Law enforcement has informed the discount stock brokerage firm Scottrade that hackers accessed its computer network nearly two years after the start of the breach. Names and addresses of 4.6 million clients between late 2013 and early 2014 were exposed.
We’ve seen how easy it is to hack a civilian vehicle, but this time, the consequences could be deadly. A research initiative in Virginia is trying to get ahead of the game by testing hacking capabilities of police vehicles.