Ex Ubiquiti Developer Arrested for Data Theft

Ex Ubiquiti Developer Arrested for Data Theft A man from Oregon has been charged with stealing confidential data from his employer and secretly extorting the company for a $2m ransom while purporting…

The Justice Department is ramping up its crackdown on money mules

Written by Tonya Riley Dec 3, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP U.S. law enforcement recovered nearly $3.7 million in fraud proceeds and charged more than 30 individuals for their alleged involvement in…

It's a truly cruel scam. Here's the dramatic way Google is trying to stop it

The call comes. And your instinct is to react instantly. Screenshot by ZDNet We all think we’re invulnerable. Until life events — or callous cyberscamming sorts — prove otherwise. One…

Former Ubiquiti Employee Charged with Data Theft

Ubiquiti Inc. is a technology company based in San Jose, California created in 2003. Having its headquarters in New York City, Ubiquiti produces and distributes wireless data transmission and wired…

Former Ubiquiti employee charged with stealing data, extorting employer

Written by Tonya Riley Dec 2, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP The FBI arrested a former employee of a U.S. technology company for allegedly breaching and stealing confidential data from his employer…

Police Arrest 1800 in Major Money Laundering Crackdown

Police Arrest 1800 in Major Money Laundering Crackdown European police have identified over 18,000 money mules and arrested 1800 in a significant crackdown on money laundering. Some 27 countries took…

Russian Bulletproof Hosting Kingpin Gets Five Years

Russian Bulletproof Hosting Kingpin Gets Five Years A Russian man has been sentenced to five years behind bars for his part in a bulletproof hosting venture that helped support countless…

FBI seized $2.3 million in cryptocurrency from REvil ransomware affiliate

Written by Tonya Riley Dec 1, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP The FBI in August seized approximately $2.3 million worth of cryptocurrency from a hacker affiliated with the REvil ransomware gang, according…

Final defendant in multimillion-dollar SIM hijacking scheme sentenced to prison

Written by AJ Vicens Nov 30, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP The sixth and final defendant in a gang accused of perpetrating a multimillion-dollar SIM hijacking case was sentenced to 10 months…

Police Set for Record Haul in Anti-Card Fraud Operation

Police Set for Record Haul in Anti-Card Fraud Operation A cross-border anti-fraud initiative is set to save European cardholders tens of millions in cybercrime losses, according to experts who took…