Cybercrime , Fraud Management & Cybercrime , Video

ISMG Editors: How Police Nabbed the Notorious Zeekill Hacker

Also: The New Cold 'Cyber' War; Is the Time Right for Cyber Innovation?
Clockwise, from top left: Anna Delaney, Tony Morbin, Tom Field and Mathew Schwartz

In the latest weekly update, four editors at Information Security Media Group discuss important cybersecurity and privacy issues, including cybersecurity innovation in today's market, how French police nabbed notorious Finnish hacker Zeekill and whether we are in a new form of cold war - specifically, an ongoing cyberwar.

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The panelists - Anna Delaney, director, productions; Tony Morbin, executive news editor, EU; Tom Field, senior vice president, editorial; and Mathew Schwartz, executive editor, DataBreachToday and Europe - discuss:

  • Key takeaways from an interview with, Alberto Yépez of Forgepoint on the state of cybersecurity investments and innovation in 2023;
  • How French police have arrested notorious hacker Aleksanteri Tomminpoika Kivimäki, who is suspected of forming part of an extortion scheme that targeted a Finnish psychotherapy practice and its patients;
  • How the West is increasingly applying offensive cyber operations in its ongoing cyberwar against criminals and the autocratic regimes that shield them or attack them directly.

The ISMG Editors' Panel runs weekly. Don't miss our previous installments, including the Jan. 27 edition, which considers why ransomware profits are dipping, and the Feb. 3 edition, which considers whether the U.S. takedown of ransomware group Hive marks its demise.

About the Author

Anna Delaney

Anna Delaney

Director, ISMG Productions

An experienced broadcast journalist, Delaney conducts interviews with senior cybersecurity leaders around the world. Previously, she was editor-in-chief of the website for The European Information Security Summit, or TEISS. Earlier, she worked at Levant TV and Resonance FM and served as a researcher at the BBC and ITV in their documentary and factual TV departments.

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