Ukrainian Cops Bust Mobile Device Hacking Group

Ukrainian Cops Bust Mobile Device Hacking Group Ukrainian investigators are celebrating after claiming to have arrested a prolific mobile hacking gang which targeted victims via Apple and Samsung phishing sites.…

Apple alerts journalists, activists about state-sponsored hacking attempts after NSO Group suit

Written by AJ Vicens Nov 24, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP On the same day Apple announced a lawsuit against Israeli spyware vendor NSO Group for developing hacking tools to help breach…

Ransom Your Employer Email Scam Suspect Arrested

The scam involved attempts to hire insiders to install DemonWare ransomware on their employer’s IT systems. A Nigerian citizen, deemed a key suspect in the Ransom Your Employer scheme, was…

Suspect arrested in 'ransom your employer' criminal scheme

A Nigerian man has been arrested in connection to a scheme attempting to lure insiders to deploy ransomware on employer systems. On November 22, security expert Brian Krebs reported that…

Teen Accused of Stealing Bitcoin Worth $36.5M

Teen Accused of Stealing Bitcoin Worth $36.5M The largest theft of Bitcoin from a single individual was allegedly perpetrated by a Canadian teenager. An unnamed youth was arrested last week…

Suspected EncroChat Drug Trafficker Faces Trial

Suspected EncroChat Drug Trafficker Faces Trial A suspected prolific drug trafficker is set to face trial following an international operation to crack a popular encrypted chat network used by criminals,…

FBI Email Hoaxer ID’ed by the Guy He Allegedly Loves to Torment

Vinny Troia, the cybersecurity researcher mentioned in a fake alert gushed out of the FBI’s email system, says it’s just one of a string of jabs from a childish but…

Belarus government accused of 'partial responsibility' for Ghostwriter campaigns

The Belarusian government has been accused of at least “partial responsibility” for Ghostwriter attacks in Europe.  While cybersecurity companies often err on the side of caution when it comes to…

Global Operations Lead to Arrests of Alleged Members of GandCrab/REvil and Cl0p Cartels

Trend Micro – Trend Micro – A total of 13 suspects believed to be members of two prolific cybercrime rings were arrested as a global coalition across five continents involving…

US Journalist Imprisoned for Spreading False Information is Freed

US Journalist Imprisoned for Spreading False Information is Freed An American journalist who was sentenced to prison in Myanmar for disseminating fake or incendiary information has been freed. Danny Fenster was arrested…