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In Brazil, scammers see the coronavirus as a serious money-making opportunity

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

IBM has uncovered nearly 700 malicious websites related to COVID-19 in Brazil in recent months.

A malicious Android app is trying to scam Brazilian bank customers

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

Some of the Brazilian banks targeted operate in Spain, Portugal and across Latin America, according to IBM.

Attackers are using a Brazilian hacking tool against Spanish banks

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

Researchers did not disclose which banks have been affected.

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 10 months ago

The findings underscore Brazil’s longstanding struggles with cybercrime.

Brazilian 'pirates' sail around two-factor authentication to vex banking sector

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

Brazil's underground digital bazaar is host to opportunistic "pirates," some who are quite skilled, Recorded Future says.

Misconfigured server exposed half of all Brazilian taxpayer ID numbers, report says

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 years ago

Researchers haven't been able to identify the database owners and warn that any determined cyber-actor wouldn't miss such a large prize.

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