'Bulletproof' hosting operators sentenced for role in aiding spread of Zeus malware, which stole $100 million

Two other men await charges after pleading guilty to RICO conspiracy charges.

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Notorious Russian ransomware gang Evil Corp. reportedly hit Sinclair Broadcast Group

by AJ Vicens • 4 days ago

The group appears to be trying to circumvent U.S. sanctions with another iteration of its malware.

NSA, DHS shine light on BlackMatter ransomware threat to food industry, demands of up to $15 million

by Tim Starks • 6 days ago

Monero appears to be a currency of choice.

Accenture lost 'proprietary information' in summer ransomware attack

by Tim Starks • 6 days ago

The company didn't elaborate on the exact nature of the extracted data.

2021 ransomware transactions already exceed 2020 numbers, Treasury Department says

by Tonya Riley • 1 week ago

DarkSide and REvil were two of the most popular ransomware strains reported.

US, allies pledge to combat money laundering as part of efforts to slow ransomware

by Tim Starks • 1 week ago

Two days of meetings produced the joint statement.

White House set to lead 30 nations in ransomware discussions, sans Russia

by Tim Starks • 2 weeks ago

The talks leave out the nation President Biden most often criticizes, but invitees will meet for two days on countering ransomware.

Former TD Bank, Bank of America employee allegedly helped email scammers launder money

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

It's the latest glimpse as how alleged cybercriminals function much like typicaly financial scammers.

Cybercrime is hitting communities of color at higher rates, study finds

by Tonya Riley • 4 weeks ago

"Everyone else has a better chance at not being financially hit, everyone else has a better chance of skirting by kind of unscathed."

Exposed ransomware negotiations shed light on cybercrime, but complicate things for victims

by Tonya Riley • 1 month ago

The hijacking raises questions about what happens with sensitive negotiations become public.

CISA, FBI, NSA warn of increased attacks involving Conti ransomware

by Tonya Riley • 1 month ago

The Conti ransomware gang has already been linked to several major attacks this year.