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Inside an Instagram Celebrity Hacking Campaign

Inside an Instagram Celebrity Hacking Campaign

Hackers targeted an adult film star. A white hat hacker decided to help.
Porn, gore, and gambling habits aired in Virgin Media breach

Porn, gore, and gambling habits aired in Virgin Media breach

Virgin says the information accessed was limited. Some customers would beg to differ.
Assange: Pardon Fell Through, So Trump Tried Extortion

Assange: Pardon Fell Through, So Trump Tried Extortion

An attorney for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange accused the Trump administration of extortion in a London court on Monday. The WikiLeaks attorney appeared at Woolwich Crown Court along with U.S.
How Can I Tell if This 'Sextortion' Email Is Legit?

How Can I Tell if This 'Sextortion' Email Is Legit?

Spam is annoying, but you shouldn’t see much of it in your actual inbox if you’re using a halfway-decent provider for your email. At least, I find that it’s rare for something to slip through Gmail’s

Extortionists threaten sites with bad traffic to make Google ban ads

A creative extortion scheme is threatening websites with revenue loss by unleashing bad traffic that activates Google's AdSense anti-fraud systems, according to Krebs on Security. First, a fraudster
Stormy Daniels: Guilty Verdict Reveals Michael Avenatti's ‘True Character’

Stormy Daniels: Guilty Verdict Reveals Michael Avenatti's ‘True Character’

Michael Avenatti's "true character" was exposed following a Manhattan jury's guilty verdict Friday, said his former client, Stormy Daniels.
Chad Prather delivers brilliant rant explaining the rise and fall of disgraced lawyer Michael Avenatti

Chad Prather delivers brilliant rant explaining the rise and fall of disgraced lawyer Michael Avenatti

Friday, disgraced lawyer Micheal Avenatti was found guilty on the charge of extortion in a case that involved Nike. Chad Prather delivered a brilliant rant about Avenatti's misdeeds and provided
Michael Avenatti is Convicted of Trying to Extort Nike

Michael Avenatti is Convicted of Trying to Extort Nike

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Avenatti, the combative lawyer who gained fame by representing a porn star in lawsuits involving President Donald Trump, was convicted Friday of trying to extort sportswear
Quid pro no you don't! Trump tries Ukraine-style extortion on New York, gets told where he can quo

Quid pro no you don't! Trump tries Ukraine-style extortion on New York, gets told where he can quo

When the Department of Homeland Security announced on Feb. 7 that residents of New York would no longer be allowed to participate in programs such as Global Entry that speed passengers through airport
Judge Rejects Michael Avenatti's Bid to Dismiss Nike Extortion Trial

Judge Rejects Michael Avenatti's Bid to Dismiss Nike Extortion Trial

A New York federal judge rejected Michael Avenatti's bid Wednesday to dismiss charges where he is accused of extorting sportswear brand Nike.

Alleged ‘Dark Overlord’ Hacker Gang Member Extradited to US

A British national has been extradited to the U.S. for his alleged participation in “The Dark Overlord” hacking group that stole data from several Missouri companies and demanded ransom paid in
Former Playboy model sues Fox News, claims Tucker Carlson damaged her reputation

Former Playboy model sues Fox News, claims Tucker Carlson damaged her reputation

A former Playboy model is suing Fox News over accusations made by Tucker Carlson on his show that she says damaged her reputation. Karen McDougal's lawsuit says that Carlson falsely accused her of
Bombshell Impeachment Report Released By House Intelligence Committee

Bombshell Impeachment Report Released By House Intelligence Committee

The much anticipated Impeachment Report was released on Tuesday and is even more damning than anyone expected. It lays out an extensive plot to utilize bribery and extortion to try to force another

Cartoon: So You’re Getting Impeached

x Vimeo VideoAfter the third day of public impeachment hearings, President Trump may want to learn a little more about the process. If he were a sane individual, he’d probably be getting a little
Ukrainian President Zelensky Was Going To Announce Biden Investigation On Fareed Zakaria GPS

Ukrainian President Zelensky Was Going To Announce Biden Investigation On Fareed Zakaria GPS

It's not often that television hosts find themselves put in the position of being part of the news instead of reporting what happened to other people. But Fareed Zakaria--the same "analyst" who
David Holmes' Testimony Will Make Gordon Sondland's Hearing VERY Interesting

David Holmes' Testimony Will Make Gordon Sondland's Hearing VERY Interesting

And we thought Wednesday went badly for Trump. Today, Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch — whom Trump referred to as "the woman" who was "bad news" — received a hero's welcome, testified with dignity,
BOMBSHELL: New Details Of A Call Between Trump And Sondland Confirm Extortion

BOMBSHELL: New Details Of A Call Between Trump And Sondland Confirm Extortion

In his opening statement, and subsequent questioning by Daniel Goldman, Ambassador Taylor outlined details of a prevously unknown phone call between Sondland and Donald Trump. As Taylor reports it, a
Sen. Kennedy Says Extortion 'Probably' Impeachable -- But Claims Trump Must Have 'Culpable State Of Mind'

Sen. Kennedy Says Extortion 'Probably' Impeachable -- But Claims Trump Must Have 'Culpable State Of Mind'

Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) on Sunday argued that Donald Trump may not be guilty of a quid pro quo with Ukraine if he did not have a "culpable state of mind" when he tried to extort the country's
GOP Rep. Claims Trump's Extortion Of Ukraine Isn't Impeachable Because He Says The Same Thing In Public

GOP Rep. Claims Trump's Extortion Of Ukraine Isn't Impeachable Because He Says The Same Thing In Public

Here's the latest in the revolving series of defenses coming from Trump's Republican enablers in Congress. Here's Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX13) on ABC's This Week telling host Martha Raddatz that
Fox Test Runs The 'Sgt. Schultz' Defense For Trump On Ukrainian Extortion

Fox Test Runs The 'Sgt. Schultz' Defense For Trump On Ukrainian Extortion

We've been watching the Republicans and their defense of Trump extorting Ukraine to manufacture dirt on a political opponent evolve, to put it kindly, from day one. As Stephen Colbert discussed on The