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Pakistani man allegedly paid AT&T employees big bucks to jailbreak millions of iPhones

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

The scheme unlocked 2 million iPhones for use outside AT&T's network, federal prosecutors say. At least one employee allegedly received more than $400,000 for participating.

Risky mobile transactions have spiked this year as patch providers race to keep up

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

In the first half of 2019, nearly half of all transactions that a fraud detection firm flagged as "risky" occurred via mobile devices. Meanwhile, mobile security patches have spiked, too.

Teenage hackers are offered a second chance under European experiment

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

The plan is meant to steer talented kids to more productive careers.

Automated Magecart spree hit thousands of sites via misconfigured cloud servers, RiskIQ says

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

The crooks are scanning the web for vulnerable Amazon Web Services S3 buckets, according to security vendor RiskIQ.

TA505 launches fresh attacks on financial organizations in Singapore, UAE and U.S.

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Far from a one-trick pony, TA505’s recent documented activity hasn’t involved ransomware as the group has looked for other ways to make money.

Another Florida city is making a ransomware payment, worth nearly $500,000 this time

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

City leaders throughout the U.S. undoubtedly have followed the May ransomware attack in Baltimore

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