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Russian hackers using stolen corporate email accounts to mask their phishing attempts

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

Trend Micro research reveals the Russian hacking group is resorting to simple tactics to fulfill its intelligence gathering mission.

Microsoft strikes back at Necurs botnet by preemptively disabling hacking tools

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

The action is the result of eight yesrs of tracking and planning, the company said.

Cloud company CEO accused of orchestrating million-dollar IP fraud scheme

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

A South Carolina businessman created a secondary market for IP addresses, the indictment alleges.

Former WPML employee hacks plugin website to spam customers

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 year ago

The makers of the WPML plugin said they're taking legal action against the attacker.

DataVisor raises $40 million Series C for machine-learning fraud detection

by Greg Otto • 2 years ago

The company, founded by two former Microsoft Research employees, uses unsupervised machine learning to discover malicious behavior.

Email marketers call for stricter FTC rules on spam

by Shaun Waterman • 3 years ago

Counter-intuitively, two coalitions of online and email marketing companies are calling for the FTC to tighten restrictions on spam.

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