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Double-dipping scammers don't need malware to grab card numbers and turn a profit, report says

by Joe Warminsky • 2 weeks ago

A China-based e-commerce scam appears to be harvesting payment information not through direct hacks on companies or using pernicious malware to skim data, but with a simpler approach.

Monero scam was at the center of Trump campaign website defacement

by Joe Warminsky • 1 month ago

It's not clear if the scammers actually hacked anything of value. But skimming cryptocurrency from the public seemed to be the goal.

Alexander Vinnik heads to trial in France on ransomware, money laundering charges

by Joe Warminsky • 1 month ago

It's the latest milestone in a case that spans at least four countries. French and U.S. prosecutors allege the Russian helped create the infamous Locky ransomware and then launder the resulting bitcoin ransom payments.

Secret Service looks to outsiders to boost financial cybercrime probes

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

The agency's Cyber Investigations Advisory Board is ramping up, and Secret Service personnel are working more closely with U.S. Cyber Command than ever, officials said.

Co-founder of cyber fraud prevention startup arrested for alleged fraud

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

The feds say Adam Rogas, the co-founder of software-as-a-service company NS8, alleged tricked investors with falsified financial statements.

US charges, sanctions Russians accused of stealing $17 million from crypto exchanges

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

The charges come amid a flurry of Justice Department activity.

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