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FIN8 tries to breach U.S. hotel with new malware variant, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

With the trove of financial and personal data it collects from customers, the hospitality industry has been a ripe target for cybercriminal gangs.

Bank heist with FIN7 traits went down while leaders were on the run, research suggests

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

Bitdefender says hackers used familiar tools and methods on an Eastern European bank for more than two months in 2018.

Another fast-food hack, this time at Checkers and Rally's restaurants

by Jeff Stone • 4 weeks ago

Customers encouraged to monitor their credit reports while Checkers conducts an investigation.

Alleged FIN7 hacking director Andrii Kolpakov set to be extradited to the U.S.

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

Prosecutors say Andrii Kolpakov posed as a legitimate, high-level penetration tester as part of the FIN7 group's crime spree, which included the theft of 15 million payment card numbers.

Russian charged with stealing $1.5 million in hacks on U.S. tax preparers

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

The man behind the handle "Kusok" and others allegedly exploited a vulnerability in a remote access program to steal personal information and use it to file for bogus tax refunds.

New FIN7 hacking tools uncovered months after three suspects were arrested

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

Researchers say they have new evidence the billion-dollar crime ring is still active.

Right country, wrong group? Researchers say it wasn’t APT10 that hacked Norwegian software firm

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

The hack of Visma was done by APT10, according to Recorded Future and Rapid7. Or was it? Other researchers say it had all the hallmarks of another China-linked group, APT 31.

Suspected Russian cybercriminal arrested in Bulgaria at U.S. request, lawyer says

by Jeff Stone • 7 months ago

An accused Russian cybercriminal based on an Interpol warrant that originated with prosecutors from the Eastern District of New York, a source familiar with the matter told CyberScoop.

Cobalt Group tries to slip malicious PDFs past bank employees, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 8 months ago

The Cobalt Group is at it again, and user education is key to stopping them.

Pacific Northwest burger chain hit by FIN7

by Greg Otto • 9 months ago

Northwest U.S. fast food chain Burgerville revealed that its customers' credit and debit card information was stolen by the international cybercrime group known as FIN7.

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