Ukrainian man charged, another has millions seized, over July ransomware attack
The Department of Justice announced charges Monday in connection to a digital ransomware attack that rattled thousands of businesses around the world over the Fourth of July, one of a series of attacks that also caused a temporary shutdown of a American meat processor.
Israeli spyware firm can’t shake WhatsApp lawsuit over Pegasus hacking tool
An Israeli spyware firm recently blacklisted by the Biden administration cannot invoke immunity reserved for foreign sovereigns to dodge WhatsApp’s claims of infiltrating its messaging platform to send surveillance malware to over 1,000 devices belonging to journalists, activists and others.
Justices look for narrow ruling in mosque sting operation
During two hours of oral argument, the justices of the Supreme Court grappled Monday morning with how to avoid creating a broad new precedent on state secrets as it rules in a decade-old class action over the FBI spying on Muslim communities.
First lawsuits filed over deadly Houston music festival
Rapper Travis Scott has been hit with several lawsuits by people injured Friday during his concert at a Houston music festival, along with the family of one man who was crushed to death as concertgoers pressed towards the stage.
Shooting survivor takes stand in Rittenhouse murder trial
The man who survived being shot by Kyle Rittenhouse at a protest in Kenosha, Wisconsin, last year testified at the 18-year-old’s homicide trial on Monday.
Italy convicts 70 in major mafia trial
Italian prosecutors have struck a blow against the 'ndrangheta with the conviction of 70 mobsters and others as part of a historic “maxi-trial” against Italy's most powerful organized crime group.
Top European rights court declares bias in Polish judiciary
Two Polish judges who were denied seats by following the country’s highly politicized judicial reforms of 2017 won their challenge Monday at the European Court of Human Rights.
Strengthening justice system south of the border key to success of US-Mexico security deal
While the United States and Mexico have renewed their vows to tackle public security issues under a philosophy of shared responsibility for the problem, Mexico must do its part to reinforce its criminal justice system to stem the record-high levels of violence within its borders.
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