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US and UK Sanction Seven Russian Cyber Criminals
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US and UK Sanction Seven Russian Cyber Criminals

On February 9, the governments of the US and the UK jointly announced sanctions against seven Russian cybercriminals. The people are members of the infamous Trickbot malware gang, which the US and UK claim is responsible for carrying out hostile cyberattacks against vital infrastructure, including hospitals, in both countries. Russian nationals Vitaly Kovalev, Maksim Mikhailov, Valentin Karyagin, Mikhail Iskritskiy, Dmitry Pleshevskiy, Ivan Vakhromeyev, and Valery Sedletski were among those who received sanctions. By virtue of the sanctions, all of these cyberthreat actors' assets in the US and the UK have been blocked, and they are no longer permitted to enter either nation read the complete article US and UK Sanction Seven Russian Cyber Criminals. With ReconBee.com Stay ahea...
US Court Orders $17m Be Given to BitConnect Victims
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US Court Orders $17m Be Given to BitConnect Victims

The over $17 million in restitution awarded by a US court in the United States has set aside over $17 million in restitution awarded by a huge investment fraud victims are about to get their fair part of over $17 million in restitution The federal district court ruling issued in San Diego at the end of last week will benefit about 800 people living in more than 40 different countries. That, however, falls well short of the 4000 estimated victims of the Ponzi scheme who were duped out of their money and came from 95 different countries. BitConnect was a dishonest cryptocurrency scheme that deceived investors into investing money in the business under the pretence of receiving large profits. The BitConnect Lending Program marketed its "BitConnect Trading Bot" and "Volatility Sof...
Meta prepares for return of Donald Trump on Facebook Instagram
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Meta prepares for return of Donald Trump on Facebook Instagram

The Financial Times reported on Sunday that Facebook owner Meta Inc is getting ready to say whether it will permit former US President Donald Trump to rejoin Facebook and Instagram. Earlier, the market leader in social media declared that it would decide by January 7 whether to permit the former president to return. According to the news, who cited a source familiar with the situation, that decision is now anticipated to be made public later this month. People familiar with Meta's operations told the publication that the company has formed a working group to focus on the issue and that members of the group come from the content policy team read the complete article Meta prepares for the return of Donald Trump on Facebook, and Instagram.