Ukrainian gets US prison term in decade-old cybercrime, money-laundering case
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
Reports of romance scams have tripled since 2016, the FTC says.
SIM-swapping gang busted for targeting 'influencers, sports stars, musicians'
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
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.
Barcode scanner in Google Play Store became malware after years of popularity, researchers say
The Barcode Scanner app had 10 million downloads without serious complaints, but an update in December brought a trojan with it, Malwarebytes says.
Signal issues workaround for Iran's ban of messaging app
The Android version of the chat app will soon have the capability to bypass the Iran's block on traffic, Signal says.