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

by Joe Warminsky • 7 days 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.

DOJ seizes $1 billion in cryptocurrency tied to Silk Road dark web market

by Tim Starks • 3 weeks ago

The successful prosecution of Silk Road’s founder in 2015 left open a billion-dollar question. Where did the money go?

As COVID-19 travel restrictions eased, scammers pounced

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

You can add travel-booking scams to the ways that cybercriminals have adapted to the pandemic-era economy.

Dark web markets continue to evolve after big takedowns, Europol says

by Joe Warminsky • 2 months ago

The lifecycles of individual marketplaces have shortened, and "no clear dominant market has risen over the past year."

IG finds data security practices lacking at Customs and Border Protection before big hack

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

As federal agencies increasingly draw on biometric data for their work, the stakes for protecting that data from hackers have grown.

Michigan man accused in 2014 hack of medical center, sale of data on 65,000 people

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

Justin Sean Johnson allegedly hacked the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pennsylvania’s largest health care system.

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