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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.

Accused 'Methbot' ringleader pleads not guilty after extradition to U.S.

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

Aleksandr Zhukov is the lead defendant in the “Methbot” case, in which he is accused of renting more than 1,900 computer servers to simulate ad views.

U.S. warns countries not to 'manipulate the extradition process' for cybercriminals

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

The U.S. processes extraditions “without regard to the nationality of the offender, but that cooperation must be reciprocated,” Rod Rosenstein said at an Interpol conference.

Suspected Russian cybercriminal arrested in Bulgaria at U.S. request, lawyer says

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

An accused Russian cybercriminal based on an Interpol warrant that originated with prosecutors from the Eastern District of New York, a source familiar with the matter told CyberScoop.

Canadian allegedly paid by FSB officers to breach Yahoo will be extradited to U.S.

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

22-year-old Karim Baratov was arrested in March by Toronto police for breaching Yahoo multiple times between 2014 and 2016.

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