Tags identity theft

Russian indicted, added to 'Most Wanted' in cybercrime market case

by Joe Warminsky • 2 months ago

Igor Dekhtyarchuk allegedly ran the cybercrime forum Marketplace A, which specialized in stolen credit card data and website logins.

Dark Overlord collaborator gets 3 years in prison for buying and selling stolen identities

by Joe Warminsky • 4 months ago

Prosecutors said Slava Dmitriev used the handle “GoldenAce” to buy and sell stolen identities on AlphaBay, and also assisted the Dark Overlord in extortion operations.

The FCC wants to force phone carriers to guard against SIM-swapping scams

by Tonya Riley • 8 months ago

SIM-swapping can lead to identity and financial fraud.

Cybercrime is hitting communities of color at higher rates, study finds

by Tonya Riley • 8 months ago

"Everyone else has a better chance at not being financially hit, everyone else has a better chance of skirting by kind of unscathed."

New York man sentenced to 3 years for stealing students' nude photos after hacking their accounts

by Tonya Riley • 9 months ago

The hacker will pay $35,430 to SUNY-Plattsburg for hacking student emails.

Do credit monitoring and ID protection services do enough for breach victims?

by Tim Starks • 1 year ago

"We need to rethink how consumer data is stewarded," one customer advocate said.

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