Tim Starks


Dutch police bust alleged 'Fraud Family' phishing service members

by Tim Starks • 20 hours ago

The law enforcement action focused on an organization that sells phishing services to less-skilled crooks.


No cyberattack in sprawling internet outage, Akamai says

by Tim Starks • 2 days ago

Problems with Akamai Edge DNS were behind the outage.


Chinese spies are exploiting routers to try hacking French targets, cyber agency says

by Tim Starks • 3 days ago

It's part of a blitz of foreign governments calling out Beijing-sponsored hackers.


Chat logs show how Egregor, an $80 million ransomware gang, handled negotiations with little mercy

by Tim Starks • 3 days ago

The chats also showed how victims could negotiate successfully, and offered a window into the structure of a ransomware operation.


TSA pushes more cybersecurity mandates on critical pipeline owners, emphasizing ransomware

by Tim Starks • 4 days ago

It's the second set of requirements TSA has issued since the momentous Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack.


US blames China for Microsoft hacking, ransomware attacks as part of global condemnation

by Tim Starks • 5 days ago

The coordinated effort included indictments, a technical report and blame for the Microsoft Exchange Server hack.