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Serbian man extradited to US over cryptocurrency mining fraud scheme

by Tim Starks • 4 weeks ago

The alleged scheme included fake company profiles with names and pictures of mostly women.

US, European authorities carry out sweeping crackdown on prolific QQAAZZ cybercriminal group

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

It’s the most significant law enforcement offensive to date against the Eastern European cybercrime gang.

A 35,000-device botnet in Peru is wounded, but still mining cryptocurrency

by Sean Lyngaas • 11 months ago

It’s an example of how the fight against a cybercriminal threat is often long and methodical — and heavily aided by the private sector.

The anatomy of the MyKings botnet, and why it matters for security

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

The MyKings botnet, also known as Smominru, is a mash-up of recent security trends.

Indictment of Capital One suspect alleges breaches of 30 companies, cryptojacking

by Jeff Stone • 2 years ago

Paige Thompson faces up to 25 years in prison if convicted. The indictment also includes charges of cryptojacking.

Criminal campaign uses leaked NSA tools to set up cryptomining scheme, Trend Micro says

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

The research is a reminder that it is not just state-sponsored hackers that have reportedly co-opted the leaked NSA tools.

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