[HackerNews] Four Plead Guilty to Aiding Cyber Criminals with Bulletproof Hosting

Four Eastern European nationals face 20 years in prison for Racketeer Influenced Corrupt Organization (RICO) charges after pleading guilty to providing bulletproof hosting services between 2008 and 2015, which were used by cybercriminals to distribute malware to financial entities across the U.S.
The individuals, Aleksandr Grichishkin, 34, and Andrei Skvortsov, 34, of Russia; Aleksandr

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[SecurityWeek] Argentina Orders Facebook to Suspend WhatsApp Data Sharing

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