In a US court, the public spokesperson for the now defunct Dark Web marketplace AlphaBay has pleaded guilty conspiracy to commit access device fraud.
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions' decision to charge the US Justice Department inspector general with investigating the FBI's alleged abuse of its surveillance authority met with sharp criticism from US president Trump.
The US Justice Department indicted 36 people in a cyber-ring created by a Ukrainian national on identity theft trafficking charges.
Tim Cook's letter outlining Apple's objections to the court order compelling it to help the FBI bypass security on an iPhone has met with criticism from some cyber-security professionals.
Apple told the Justice Department that iMessage encryption made it impossible to comply with a court order to turn over real time text messages between two suspects in a drug investigation this summer.