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North Korean government hackers sanctioned by U.S. Treasury

by Shannon Vavra • 1 week ago

The U.S. Treasury Department is sanctioning three North Korean hacking groups it says are backed by Kim Jong-un’s regime.

TA505 launches fresh attacks on financial organizations in Singapore, UAE and U.S.

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

Far from a one-trick pony, TA505’s recent documented activity hasn’t involved ransomware as the group has looked for other ways to make money.

Gift-card scheme went well beyond Wipro hack, RiskIQ reports

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

RiskIQ has found at least five different attack campaigns tied to the perpetrators of the apparent Wipro breach.

Key witness in press-release hacking case is sentenced to time served

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

Alexander Garkusha benefitted from the scheme, which targeted PR Newswire, Marketwire and Business Wire, but then cooperated with authorities as they built their case against other traders and the hackers who helped them.

FIN8 tries to breach U.S. hotel with new malware variant, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

With the trove of financial and personal data it collects from customers, the hospitality industry has been a ripe target for cybercriminal gangs.

West Africa's Scattered Canary gang shows how cybercriminals supersize email scams

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

For a time, the group almost exclusively targeted businesses in the U.S. and Canada, netting over 3,000 account credentials through phishing.

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