Security experts have linked the malware to the Sphinx cyberespionage campaign, which saw APT-C-15 hacker group target PC users in the Middle East.
Zachary Buchta admitted to running a phone-bombing scheme that let customers pay to target someone with relentless, harassing phone calls.
The South Korean Bitcoin exchange was first hacked in April, which saw hackers steal nearly 4,000 Bitcoins, now worth over $70m.
A cybersecurity firm says it discovered a weakly protected database that was leaking personal information relating to more than 120 million American households.
A 19-year-old computer hacker from the UK has avoided a jail sentence after admitting to launching a series of cyberattacks on high-profile firms including BT, O2 and Amazon.
With fervent anticipation and excitement surrounding the recent premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, even "starwars" managed to make it to the list.
The new malware variant indicates that the hacking group is still active and continues to improve their product, researchers said.
Launched on 29 September, the actual Cuphead game is only available for Xbox One and PC.
"This shows the surprising ease with which de-identification can fail, highlighting the risky balance between data sharing and privacy," researchers said.
The attribution, reportedly supported by private security firms and the UK, serves as an aggressive move for the Trump administration.
A strain of Android malware found lurking on third-party application stores is so packed full of nefarious capabilities that it can cause physical damage to smartphones.
British firms are stockpiling cryptocurrencies including bitcoin and ethereum so they can pay off hackers in the event of a ransomware or malware attack.
Kremlin-linked troll accounts on Twitter and Facebook have reportedly used fake profiles to incite anger and spread confusion following terror attacks in the UK.
The strange new add-on featured an ominous phrase that did little to quell suspicions or fears: "My Reality Is Different Than Yours."
While most of the names and some information in the Jacobs letter have been redacted, the letter outlines some shady unlawful activities within Uber's "ThreatOps" division.