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Treasury Department sanctions six Nigerians after email scam nabs millions of dollars

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

Suspects also are under indictment in Nebraska.

Malicious coronavirus-themed emails are lucrative for crooks, FBI warns

by Jeff Stone • 6 months ago

In a public service announcement and a separate, broader bulletin, the bureau says the problem is real, and the losses to businesses and other organizations are "significant."

Nigerian email scammers upped their game, averaging 90,000 attacks monthly in 2019

by Jeff Stone • 6 months ago

The "SilverTerrier" group has evolved into a mature hacking threat over the past five years, researchers say.

Known bugs and predictable phishing are behind your average security incident, IBM says

by Jeff Stone • 7 months ago

There's so much available in cybercrime forums that scammers don't need to be very creative, the X-Force team found after examining billions of incidents.

Scammers are trying to exploit coronavirus concerns to breach companies

by Jeff Stone • 7 months ago

Phishing attempts come with a Microsoft Word document that activates a strain of malicious software, AZORult, which allows attackers to make off with sensitive data.

Hackers spearphished U.S. government agency with North Korea-related content last year

by Shannon Vavra • 8 months ago

Palo Alto Networks' Unit 42 found more activity that appears to be from a group that so far has evaded attribution, but has shown certain habits in its spearphishing campaigns.

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