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Romanian police bust hackers allegedly plotting ransomware attacks on hospitals

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

The hackers reportedly planned to threaten hospitals with malware to protest Romania’s state of emergency amid COVID-19.

European police nab 26 suspects in SIM swapping dragnet

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

The attacks were anything but unique. Still, they worked.

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

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

Facebook purges accounts for spreading hate speech, this time in the U.K. and Romania

by Joe Warminsky • 1 year ago

The social media giant says it shut down dozens of accounts, pages and groups intended to "engage in hate speech and spread divisive comments on both sides of the political debate" in the United Kingdom and in Romania.

Update from No More Ransom helps victims of GandCrab attacks

by Jeff Stone • 1 year 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 • 1 year ago

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

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