• U.S. officials say a Russian cyber-criminal gang developed and distributed malware used to steal at least $100 million from banks and other financial institutions in more than 40 countries over the past decade. (Getty Images)
    2 Russians charged in multimillion-dollar malware scheme

    U.S. officials say a Russian cyber-criminal gang developed and distributed malware used to steal at least $100 million from banks and other financial institutions in more than 40 countries over the past decade.

  • At the conference, Virgil Griffith talked about how North Korea could use cryptocurrency to
    US says cryptocurrency expert violated NKorea sanctions

    At the conference, Virgil Griffith talked about how North Korea could use cryptocurrency to "achieve independence from the global banking system," according to a criminal complaint.

  • US attorney David Anderson announces criminal spy charges against a San Francisco Bay Area tour operator Xuehua Edward Peng Monday, Sept. 30, 2019, in San Francisco. Xuehua Edward Peng, who operates tours for Chinese students and visitors, was charged with being an illegal foreign agent and delivering classified U.S. national security information to officials in China, U.S. government officials announced Monday. (Janie Har/AP)
    US citizen accused of spying on behalf of Chinese government

    "The charges announced today provide a rare glimpse into the secret efforts of the People's Republic of China to obtain classified national security information from the United States," U.S. Attorney David L. Anderson said.

  • Ron Rockwell Hansen is a former U.S. intelligence officer who pleaded guilty to trying to sell secrets to China. On Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, Hansen was sentenced to 10 years in prison after admitting that foreign agents targeted him for recruitment. (Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office via AP)
    Ex-intelligence officer gets 10 years in espionage case

    A former U.S. intelligence officer convicted of trying to pass defense information to China was solemn as he was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in prison and said he "would give anything" to change his actions.