Tags fraud

Vigilante hacking campaign blocks victims from visiting The Pirate Bay, other piracy sites

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

A hacker doesn’t appear to be happy with the amount of digital piracy out there.

Justice Department, international law enforcement disrupt major marketplace for cybercriminals

by Tonya Riley • 2 months ago

DOJ worked with international law enforcement to take down an online marketplace, Slilpp, offering stolen login credentials.

Team of romance scammers defrauded US victims out of $2.5M since 2016, DOJ says

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

The suspects, who hail from Nigeria, Ghana and the U.S., used websites like Facebook and Google to find victims seeking friendship, companionship and love.

Deepfakes advertised on underground markets, signaling possible shift, Recorded Future says

by Tim Starks • 3 months ago

It could spell trouble for anyone who relies on options like facial identification technology as part of multi-factor authentication.

Geico data breach opens door to unemployment scams

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

The scammers used personal information on Geico customers acquired elsewhere to access Geico’s sales system, the insurer said.

533 million Facebook users’ personal data leaked online

by Shannon Vavra • 4 months ago

This leak places several important data points all in one place.