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In Brazil, scammers see the coronavirus as a serious money-making opportunity

by Sean Lyngaas • 9 hours ago

IBM has uncovered nearly 700 malicious websites related to COVID-19 in Brazil in recent months.

Russian national pleads guilty to being part of $568 million fraud ring

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

Sergey Medvedev is accused of being one of the leaders of the Infraud Organization, which trafficked in stolen financial data and in malware.

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

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

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

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

Suspects also are under indictment in Nebraska.

Facebook sues to stop domain scammers from impersonating Instagram, WhatsApp sites

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

A range of U.S. tech firms now are using court orders to curb apparent scamers.

Email scammer pleads guilty to defrauding Texas firms out of more than $500,000

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

Spending all the money in the world on high-tech cybersecurity tools doesn’t do much for organizations if they still can’t stop email scammers.

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