Tags cybercrime

Cloud security firm Qualys reportedly victimized by prolific scammers

by Sean Lyngaas • 13 hours ago

As proof of the breach, an extortion site maintained by the cybercriminals has leaked documents claiming to contain information on Qualys customers.

Ransomware hackers turn to virtual machine software to boost extortion schemes

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 days ago

Two Eastern European criminal groups began targeting hypervisors in 2020, according to CrowdStrike.

Ukrainian gets US prison term in decade-old cybercrime, money-laundering case

by Joe Warminsky • 3 weeks ago

From 2009-12, Aleksandr Musienko "partnered with Eastern European computer hackers to obtain over $3 million from U.S. victims’ bank accounts and launder the stolen funds," prosecutors said.

Food-delivery fraudsters deploy hacked accounts, stolen credit card info to skim from orders

by Tim Starks • 3 weeks ago

The grifters advertise their food delivery payment services on Telegram.

Proofpoint sues Facebook over dummy sites used for anti-phishing training

by Shannon Vavra • 3 weeks ago

Proofpoint argues it is using the domains in good faith.

Romance scam victims reported $304 million in fraud in 2020, a new high

by Joe Warminsky • 3 weeks ago

Reports of romance scams have tripled since 2016, the FTC says.