Tags cybercrime

Meet DarkSide, the ransomware gang blamed for the Colonial Pipeline attack

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 hours ago

Since emerging in August, the DarkSide ransomware has allegedly been used in dozens of intrusions in the health care, energy and finance sectors.

JP Morgan artificial intelligence researcher says AI goal is to 'eradicate financial crime'

by Tim Starks • 1 day ago

J.P. Morgan's head of research said tackling financial crime is first among the values for AI.

Four men plead guilty to being go-to ‘bulletproof’ hosts for cybercriminals

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 days ago

The charging documents describe a professionally run criminal enterprise with each of the defendants playing a unique role.

Florida homecoming queen faces up to 16 years after alleged scheme to hack high school contest

by Tim Starks • 1 week ago

She and her mother could spend a maximum of 16 years in prison each.

Hacking group exploited SonicWall zero-day for ransomware attacks, FireEye says

by Tim Starks • 2 weeks ago

The malware in questions bear similarities to another hacking tool named after the popular cartoon.

Deepfakes advertised on underground markets, signaling possible shift, Recorded Future says

by Tim Starks • 2 weeks ago

It could spell trouble for anyone who relies on options like facial identification technology as part of multi-factor authentication.