Scammers are selling 3.2 million payment records stolen from Indian cardholders

Researchers analyzed roughly 60 underground markets for payment-card data. All of them sold Indian card data.

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Brazilian 'pirates' sail around two-factor authentication to vex banking sector

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 days ago

Brazil's underground digital bazaar is host to opportunistic "pirates," some who are quite skilled, Recorded Future says.

U.S. jury finds two Romanians guilty of stealing credit card info, infecting 400,000 computers

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 days ago

The two men also allegedly stole millions of dollars through online auction fraud.

Tax scammers impersonating ADP, Paychex with aim to steal financial information

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

Those messages are laced with TrickBot, a malicious software strain that typically infects victims through a malicious Microsoft Excel attachment.

Gustuff malware can steal from banking apps, then spread via contact lists

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

The hacking tool now is available for a monthly subscription of $800 on black market forums.

New FIN7 hacking tools uncovered months after three suspects were arrested

by Jeff Stone • 4 weeks ago

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

What actually happens when a company examines third-party risk

by Jeff Stone • 4 weeks 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 • 1 month 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 month 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 month 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 • 1 month 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.

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