Tags cybercrime

Nigerian email scammers upped their game, averaging 90,000 attacks monthly in 2019

by Jeff Stone • 2 days ago

The "SilverTerrier" group has evolved into a mature hacking threat over the past five years, researchers say.

FBI accuses Russian man of laundering money for a transnational cybercrime network

by Jeff Stone • 3 days ago

It's the latest update in the bureau's ongoing case against QQAAZZ, a transational money laundering operation.

Malware from notorious FIN7 group is being delivered by snail mail

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 days ago

Not all suspicious USB sticks are a test.

Security pros help HHS fix a website flaw that exposed visitors to malware

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

The issue risked exposing people to malware used to steal credit card information and email credentials.

China borrowing Russian tactics to spread coronavirus disinformation

by Shannon Vavra • 1 week ago

China has abandoned rigid information control and pulled a page out of Russia's playbook: spreading chaos.

Attorney General Barr urges DOJ to prioritize prosecuting coronavirus scammers

by Shannon Vavra • 2 weeks ago

Attorney General William Barr is going after cybercriminals seeking to exploit fears about the coronavirus.

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