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

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

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

by Jeff Stone • 4 days ago

Who needs Western Union when you can use Google Hangouts?

Another group is impersonating USPS, tax entities around the globe in order to steal money

by Shannon Vavra • 4 days ago

The scheme has been trying to trick victims into clicking through spearphishing emails that contain ransomware — and at times banking trojans.

Ransomware infects popular web-hosting provider SmarterASP

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

This is reportedly the third web-hosting provider to be struck by ransomware this year.

Cyber Command flags North Korean-linked hackers behind ongoing financial heists

by Shannon Vavra • 1 week ago

And this time they have the capability to record audio from victim machines.

Alleged Capital One hacker Paige Thompson to be released before trial

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

The judge previously admitted concern with the treatment of trans inmates.

Japanese media giant Nikkei says $29 million lost in BEC scam

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

This scam comes months after the FBI said international victims lost $29 billion through the same technique.

Imperva planned to keep its CEO through a merger. Two months after a breach, he’s out.

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

Chris Hylen had been scheduled to remain at the helm of the company following a meger with Thoma Bravo.

Scammers just posted 1.3 million payment card numbers on Joker's Stash, a market for ID theft

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

It's the latest evidence Indian cardholders' data is being marketed for identity theft.

Norsk Hydro's cyber insurance has paid just a fraction of its breach-related losses so far

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

Payments are likely to continue as costs add up, the Norwegian company said in an earnings report.

South Africa’s banks, and its largest city, are grappling with separate cyber incidents

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

It's been a tough week there.

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