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U.S. charges two Russians in connection with Dridex banking malware

by Jeff Stone • 5 days ago

Both suspects are still in Russia.

Scammers dupe Chinese venture capitalists out of $1 million with the 'ultimate' BEC heist

by Jeff Stone • 5 days ago

The $1 million pales in comparison to other losses reported recently.

For criminal hackers, Brazilian hotel networks appear to be easy targets

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

The findings underscore Brazil’s longstanding struggles with cybercrime.

Preaching blockchain in North Korea gets an American in trouble at home

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

Not all speaking invitations are worth accepting.

AIG subsidiary tells court it's not responsible for Landry's legal costs in $20 million lawsuit filed after breach

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

The dispute comes amid a period of ongoing scrutiny over what kinds of breach-related costs are insured.

Amid stock dip, Palo Alto Networks says it wants to acquire another vendor

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

The proposed cash deal for Aporeto is only the latest acquisition for the cybersecurity giant.

NeverQuest banking malware administrator sentenced to 4 years

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

That's one year less than prosecutors had hoped.

Consumer watchdog says Equifax settlement 'flunks' fairness test

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

Final approval, scheduled for Dec. 19, could be in jeopardy.

Alleged SIM-swappers charged in $550,000 cryptocurrency scam

by Shannon Vavra • 4 weeks ago

They also threatened victims' families, according to an indictment.

Nigerian romance scammers swiped thousands of dollars from individuals, U.S. prosecutors say

by Jeff Stone • 4 weeks ago

Who needs Western Union when you can use Google Hangouts?

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