Most of the exterior building lights at Caesars Palace are turned off as parts of the Las Vegas Strip go dark as a result of the statewide shutdown due to the coronavirus continuing to spread across the United States on March 19, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada.(Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Hackers that breached Las Vegas casinos rely on violent threats, research shows

While best known for its social engineering techniques, a criminal hacking group known as "the Com" sometimes uses threats of violence.
The U.S. Capitol dome is seen from the base of the Washington Monument as the sun rises on November 9, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Samuel Corum/Getty Images)

DC Board of Elections breach may include entire voter roll

A breach of Washington’s election authority discovered after stolen data was offered for sale may affect the city’s entire voting population.
A seal reading “Department of Justice Federal Bureau of Investigation” is displayed on the J. Edgar Hoover FBI building in Washington, DC, o August 9, 2022. (Photo by STEFANI REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images)

Police seize Ragnar Locker leak site

A coalition of 16 law enforcement agencies collaborated to seize a site used by the criminal hacking group to extort its victims.