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

by Jeff Stone • 21 hours ago

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

West Africa's Scattered Canary gang shows how cybercriminals supersize email scams

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

For a time, the group almost exclusively targeted businesses in the U.S. and Canada, netting over 3,000 account credentials through phishing.

Hacking forums survive cybercrime dragnet as feds prioritize drug-market busts

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

The pesistence of these markets is in part a reflection of the U.S. Department of Justice's priorities.

Alleged FIN7 hacking director Andrii Kolpakov set to be extradited to the U.S.

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

Prosecutors say Andrii Kolpakov posed as a legitimate, high-level penetration tester as part of the FIN7 group's crime spree, which included the theft of 15 million payment card numbers.

Tracing drug deals and kickbacks, feds arrest alleged operators of Deep Dot Web scheme

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

This action only is the latest in a steady international campaign aimed at rooting out dark web markets.

Binance cryptocurrency exchange blames hackers in theft of $40 million in bitcoin

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

“The hackers had the patience to wait, and execute well-orchestrated actions through multiple seemingly independent accounts at the most opportune time,” the company said.

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