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

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

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

FBI announces arrest of 74 email fraudsters on three continents

by Sean Lyngaas • 12 months ago

The FBI on Monday announced the arrest of 74 people across three continents for hijacking bank transfers using email fraud.

Oh, banks have cameras? Two men arrested for ATM jackpotting scheme must've forgot

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

Perpetrators dress up like repair technicians and then use malware to get the ATM to eject thousands of dollars of cash.

Romanian hackers allegedly carried out January D.C. police camera hack

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 year ago

The affidavit, filed by a U.S. Secret Service explains that hackers compromised computers attached to 123 percent of the city's 187 cameras with a broader plot to use those computers for a phishing campaign.

A reminder for why government officials really shouldn't use personal email accounts

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

Agencies like the FBI, Secret Service and NSA have limited visibility into programs that are not developed or somehow customized internally for use by White House staff.

DHS watchdog: Secret Service IT security is in shambles

by Shaun Waterman • 3 years ago

The U.S. Secret Service's IT is in disarray, and security and access controls are so poor that sensitive information is at risk to potentially malicious insiders, according to independent auditors.

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