BitPaymer targets 15 U.S. organizations in 3 months, researchers say

The findings by Morphisec are the latest example of how a methodical set of crooks are using an insidious ransomware.

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Criminals made off with $301 million per month last year via business email compromise scams

by Jeff Stone • 1 day ago

Attacks on the manufacturing and construction industries propelled much of the growth.

While Bulgaria investigates financial breach, hackers tease more data

by Jeff Stone • 2 days ago

Bulgaria's prime minister convened an emergency meeting on the matter, and the country has sought assistance from the European Union’s cybersecurity agency.

Judge won’t toss ex-hedge fund manager’s claim Brevet Capital hacked his email

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

The case highlights uncomfortable questions about what information employers can access about their employees, and they access it.

Automated Magecart spree hit thousands of sites via misconfigured cloud servers, RiskIQ says

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

The crooks are scanning the web for vulnerable Amazon Web Services S3 buckets, according to security vendor RiskIQ.

Synthetic identity theft is the fastest-growing financial crime in the U.S.

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

Indictments unsealed in June hint at the scope of the problem.

A Chinese company has 25 million Android devices tangled in an ad fraud scheme

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

Researchers declined to identify the company by name, citing an ongoing law enforcement investigation.

How identifying bogus checks at M&T Bank is a lot like hunting cybercriminals

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

The top cybersecurity official at M&T Bank explains how analytics — and his NSA background — have reshaped the institution's approach to catching check fraud.

British Airways fined $229 million under GDPR for data breach tied to Magecart

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

GDPR fines are getting real.

$3 million hack of Bangladesh ATMs was by Russian group called Silence, researchers say

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

Not the Bangladesh Bank hack you're thinking of.

TA505 launches fresh attacks on financial organizations in Singapore, UAE and U.S.

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

Far from a one-trick pony, TA505’s recent documented activity hasn’t involved ransomware as the group has looked for other ways to make money.

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