Tags business email compromise

Two accused email scammers brought to US to face fraud-related charges

by Jeff Stone • 4 weeks ago

One case involves alleged co-conspirators in the Bronx, and the other involves theft from a Memphis business.

After hackers nearly stole $1M from soccer team, UK agency warns of sporting sector’s vulnerabilities

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Another soccer team suffered a ransomware attack that cost the club hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Researchers tie email fraud campaign aimed at Fortune 500 firms to Russian scammers

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

Researchers say it's the first-ever Russian crime ring of this kind. Nigerian roots are more common.

Treasury Department sanctions six Nigerians after email scam nabs millions of dollars

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

Suspects also are under indictment in Nebraska.

How spies used LinkedIn to hack European defense companies

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

It's a cautionary tale in the use of social engineering for espionage.

Email scammer pleads guilty to defrauding Texas firms out of more than $500,000

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

Spending all the money in the world on high-tech cybersecurity tools doesn’t do much for organizations if they still can’t stop email scammers.

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