Tags cybercrime

European police crack encrypted phone network, arrest hundreds of alleged criminals

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 day ago

“It is as if we were sitting at the conference table with the criminals," a Dutch official boasted.

Russian national pleads guilty to being part of $568 million fraud ring

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 days ago

Sergey Medvedev is accused of being one of the leaders of the Infraud Organization, which trafficked in stolen financial data and in malware.

Hackers are still running coronavirus-related campaigns, CrowdStrike warns

by Shannon Vavra • 1 week ago

Hackers working for China, Russia, Iran, North Korea, Pakistan, and India, as well as hacktivists and criminals, are still using COVID-19 themed lures.

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

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

Suspects also are under indictment in Nebraska.

'Valak' gives crooks flexibility in multi-stage malware attacks

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

More than just a “loader” that delivers malicious code, Valak can also be used to siphon off data from enterprise networks.

FBI offers US companies more details from investigations of health care hacking

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

The memo includes multiple examples of state-linked hackers trying to compromise organizations in the health care and public health sector.

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