Months-long Interpol crackdown nets more than 1,000 online fraud arrests

The sting also intercepted $27 million in illicit funds.

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'Shiba Inu' token scams surge with the virtual currency's popularity

by Tonya Riley • 6 days ago

CyberScoop found giveaway scams raking in tens of thousands of views.

Banks must report major cyber incidents within 36 hours under finalized regulation

by Tim Starks • 2 weeks ago

Industry won some concessions in the final version of the rule, which banks must comply with by May.

Corporate espionage specialists RedCurl return with improved tools

by Tim Starks • 2 weeks ago

RedCurl's latest victims include one of Russia's largest wholesale companies.

Alleged FIN7 scammer Denys Iarmak is set to plead guilty

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

Two of his alleged associates were sentenced to 10 and seven years in prison in separate cases.

A new group of cyber mercenaries targets businesses, journalists — including some in Russia

by Tonya Riley • 3 weeks ago

The group shares some similarities with Fancy Bear, but is a separate organization, Trend Micro found.

Robinhood breach exposed information on 7 million people

by Tim Starks • 3 weeks ago

The company said it doesn't believe Social Security or bank account numbers were accessed.

Potent Brazilian banking trojan resurfaces in South America, despite arrests that averted $4M theft

by AJ Vicens • 4 weeks ago

Police in Spain might averted big losses with some Mekotio-related arrests earlier this year, but the malware is back.

FTC wants to know when financial data is compromised, will require encryption

by Tonya Riley • 1 month ago

The agency also tightened security requirements for financial institutions.

'Cyber event' knocks dairy giant Schreiber Foods offline amid industry ransomware outbreak

by Tim Starks • 1 month ago

It's the latest in a string of cyber incidents hitting the food and agriculture sector.

Scammers are emailing waves of unsolicited QR codes, aiming to steal Microsoft users' passwords

by AJ Vicens • 1 month ago

Researchers uncovered a twist on QR code-enabled phishing, a troubling development as codes proliferate in the COVID-19 era.

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