Tags cybercrime

Complex court battle for Methbot, 3ve cybercrime suspects only is getting started

by Jeff Stone • 2 days ago

Lawyers asked for more time to review discovery materials in a case where the evidence is "extremely voluminous" and comes in multiple languages, including Russian and Bulgarian.

Update from No More Ransom helps victims of GandCrab attacks

by Jeff Stone • 4 days ago

GrandCrab "surpassed all other strains of ransomware in 2018," says Europol, which helped the No More Ransom project develop the decryption tool with security company Bitdefender and other law enforcement agencies.

Two hackers charged for DDoS attacks, threats to LAX

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

One of the accused is already serving time, while the other was arrested Tuesday morning.

U.S. busts Romanian cybercrime ring that phished Americans, laundered millions of dollars

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

The scheme involved an elaborate amount of social-engineering with a dose of phishing.

Congress must do more in fight against global cybercrime, advocacy group says

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

U.S. investments in stemming cybercrime at home and abroad are falling short, according to the think tank Third Way.

Feds shutter xDedic, a black market used to commit $68 million in fraud

by Jeff Stone • 4 weeks ago

No arrests were reported as part of the operation. U.S. authorities worked closely with law enforcement in Belgium, Ukraine and the European police agency Europol to orchestrate the takedown.

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