Hackers Just Stole $66,000 in Bitcoin. Now What? – WSJ


The hackers behind the massive WannaCry cyberattack have succeeded in extracting some ransom payments from people locked out of their computers. But they don’t yet have dollars to show for it. Source: Hackers Just Stole $66,000 in Bitcoin. Now What? – WSJ All that effort and misery for $66? They must just wanna cry.

Sentencing in Wells Fargo Customer Data Theft Case


A California man named Ronald Charles Reed has been sentenced to prison for partnering with Wells Fargo employees to steal customer data in connection with the bank’s fake accounts scandal, the Journal reported. “Mr. Reed pleaded guilty in March to bank fraud and aggravated identity theft, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said. Mr. Reed, also known…

U.S. Attorney Unseals Criminal Charges Against Three Chinese Hackers; Bharara Calls Breach a ‘Wake-Up” Call for Law Firms Worldwide


On Tuesday the US attorney for the southern district of New York unsealed criminal charges against three Chinese hackers who successfully breached the networks of some unnamed Wall Street law firms and obtained confidential information that allowed them to make a $4 million profit, reported the Financial Times. “Once inside, the trio targeted the email…