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When your apps are dormant, you become a more likely target for crooks

by Jeff Stone • 4 weeks ago

Account takeover attacks (ATOs) are easier and more likely if individuals haven't used an app for awhile, according to research from DataVisor.

Russian charged with stealing $1.5 million in hacks on U.S. tax preparers

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

The man behind the handle "Kusok" and others allegedly exploited a vulnerability in a remote access program to steal personal information and use it to file for bogus tax refunds.

Scammers are selling 3.2 million payment records stolen from Indian cardholders

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

Researchers analyzed roughly 60 underground markets for payment-card data. All of them sold Indian card data.

U.S. jury finds two Romanians guilty of stealing credit card info, infecting 400,000 computers

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

The two men also allegedly stole millions of dollars through online auction fraud.

Astronomical costs, geopolitical headaches: Telecom fraud is too big to ignore, report says

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

The illicit activities cost companies and consumers about $33 billion per year, according to Europol and Trend Micro.

Email scammers stole more than $150K from defense contractors and a university, FBI says

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

Scammers were able to obtain fraudulent lines of credit to buy expensive technical equipment in the organizations’ names, the FBI said last week in an industry advisory obtained by CyberScoop.

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