New FIN7 hacking tools uncovered months after three suspects were arrested

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

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What actually happens when a company examines third-party risk

by Jeff Stone • 2 days ago

More than zero-days or machine learning, this is what CISOs are constantly measuring on a day-to-day basis.

Email scammers stole more than $150K from defense contractors and a university, FBI says

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 days ago

Scammers were able to obtain fraudulent lines of credit to buy expensive technical equipment in the organizations’ names, the FBI said last week in an industry advisory obtained by CyberScoop.

Chinese e-commerce giant Gearbest leaks millions of records, researcher finds

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

“Gearbest’s database isn’t just unsecured. It’s also providing potentially malicious agents with a constantly-updated supply of fresh data.”

UN report links North Korean hackers to theft of $571 million from cryptocurrency exchanges

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

The U.N. panel is increasingly taking note of North Korea's use of cyber operations to circumvent sanctions.

Latest Pakistan bank-card fraud looks like an actual breach, researchers say

by Joe Warminsky • 2 weeks ago

New York-based threat intelligence company Gemini Advisory says it appears that a card-information dump in January points to a more aggressive level of hacking beyond point-of-sale attacks.

Deadline passes for companies to comply with New York's cybersecurity regulation

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

The New York State Department of Financial Services Cybersecurity Regulation goes into full effect Friday.

Third suspect in Methbot, 3ve case to plead not guilty after extradition from Malaysia

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

Sergey Ovsyannikov's court appearance will mark the third time an accused 3ve/Methbot group member will be extradited and enter a not guilty plea.

Russian hacker accused of creating NeverQuest malware pleads guilty

by Jeff Stone • 4 weeks ago

Stanislov Lisov created the NeverQuest banking malware that was used against hundreds of financial institutions

Researchers paint different portraits of hackers behind Ryuk ransomware

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

Analysts poring over Ryuk are coming to different conclusions, highlighting the subjective side of cyberthreat studies.

U.S. busts Romanian cybercrime ring that phished Americans, laundered millions of dollars

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

The scheme involved an elaborate amount of social-engineering with a dose of phishing.

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