Tags cybercrime

'Bulletproof' hosting operators sentenced for role in aiding spread of Zeus malware, which stole $100 million

by Tim Starks • 3 days ago

Two other men await charges after pleading guilty to RICO conspiracy charges.

Cybercrime is hitting communities of color at higher rates, study finds

by Tonya Riley • 4 weeks ago

"Everyone else has a better chance at not being financially hit, everyone else has a better chance of skirting by kind of unscathed."

Russian cybercrime continues as government-backed attacks on companies dwindle, CrowdStrike says

by Tim Starks • 2 months ago

Russian government-backed groups have turned their attention elsewhere, while the local ransomware scene thrives.

Mozi botnet gets stealthier in infecting Huawei network gateways and other gear

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Botnets are hard to sink, Part Infinity.

Ohio man pleads guilty to role in $300-million cryptocurrency laundering service

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

As law enforcement agencies get better at tracing cryptocurrency, such laundering services have grown in importance.

Two members of QQAAZZ, which laundered funds from cybercrime, plead guilty

by Tonya Riley • 3 months ago

The prosecutions come amid growing attention from the U.S. government on the financial systems used by cybercriminals.