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Update from No More Ransom helps victims of GandCrab attacks

by Jeff Stone • 1 day ago

GrandCrab "surpassed all other strains of ransomware in 2018," says Europol, which helped the No More Ransom project develop the decryption tool with security company Bitdefender and other law enforcement agencies.

U.S. busts Romanian cybercrime ring that phished Americans, laundered millions of dollars

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

The scheme involved an elaborate amount of social-engineering with a dose of phishing.

'Cobalt Group' launches new campaign against banks in Romania, Russia

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

An infamous hacking group is back to aggressively targeting banks less than a month after the Justice Department announced the arrest of three of its high-level members, according to new research.

Accused Romanian hackers and financial fraudsters extradited to U.S.

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 10 months ago

The Justice Department's announcement on the extradition characterize the tactics as "vishing" and "smishing" -- phishing by voice and text messages respectively.

Atos, IT provider for Winter Olympics, hacked months before Opening Ceremony cyberattack

by Chris Bing • 1 year ago

Hackers appear to have compromised the main IT service provider for the Winter Olympic Games months before last week's highly publicized cyberattack.

Russia-linked hackers impersonate NATO in attempt to hack Romanian government

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

An elite hacking group linked to the Russian government masqueraded as a NATO representative to send a barrage of phishing emails to diplomatic organizations in Europe, including Romania’s Foreign Ministry of Affairs, documents show.

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