Joe Warminsky

Joe Warminsky is the news editor for CyberScoop and FedScoop.


Russia's FSB announces sting against members of REvil cybercrime gang

by Joe Warminsky • 3 days ago

The security service said it executed the sting at locations in Moscow, St. Petersburg and elsewhere.


After Joker's Stash shutdown, the market for stolen financial data looks a lot different

by Joe Warminsky • 4 weeks ago

The illicit carding market stands at $1.4 billion, researchers say, compared to $1.9 billion last year.


Ukrainian gets US prison term in decade-old cybercrime, money-laundering case

by Joe Warminsky • 11 months ago

From 2009-12, Aleksandr Musienko "partnered with Eastern European computer hackers to obtain over $3 million from U.S. victims’ bank accounts and launder the stolen funds," prosecutors said.


Romance scam victims reported $304 million in fraud in 2020, a new high

by Joe Warminsky • 11 months ago

Reports of romance scams have tripled since 2016, the FTC says.


SIM-swapping gang busted for targeting 'influencers, sports stars, musicians'

by Joe Warminsky • 11 months ago

International police did not name specific victims. The crooks were able to steal about $100 million in cryptocurrency as well as personal data.


'Cyberpunk 2077' game studio says hackers exposed data

by Joe Warminsky • 11 months ago

Although certain devices were infiltrated and encrypted, the compromised systems "did not contain any personal data of our players or users of our services," the company said.