Tags cybercrime

California man gets 3 years in prison for hacking Nintendo, collecting child pornography

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 days ago

Prosecutors say Ryan Hernandez ran a forum where he shared Nintendo vulnerabilities.

Accused email scammers busted in Nigeria for alleged fraud against 50,000 victims

by Tim Starks • 1 week ago

The TMT gang has compromised victims in more than 150 countries, according to Interpol and Group-IB.

State-sponsored hackers try to exploit flaw in popular mobile software, UK warns

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

Access to a mobile device management server is gold for an attacker.

Police arrest 2 in connection with CyberSeal, Dataprotector crime services

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

It’s another move by law enforcement agencies to strike at the heart of cybercriminal infrastructure.

Double-dipping scammers don't need malware to grab card numbers and turn a profit, report says

by Joe Warminsky • 2 weeks ago

A China-based e-commerce scam appears to be harvesting payment information not through direct hacks on companies or using pernicious malware to skim data, but with a simpler approach.

Well-developed backdoor can harvest information from restaurants, bars and hotels, researchers say

by Joe Warminsky • 3 weeks ago

A point-of-sale-system widely used in the hospitality industry is vulnerable to a backdoor, ESET reports.

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