INTERPOL raids hundreds of scammy call centers in sweep

Written by Tonya Riley Jun 15, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A worldwide sweep of more than 1,770 call centers suspected of telecommunications and email scams resulted in the arrests of 2,000…

INTERPOL hauls in alleged Nigerian cybercrime ringleader

Written by Tonya Riley May 25, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The cybercrime unit of the Nigeria Police Force alongside INTERPOL arrested a 37-year-old Nigerian man for allegedly running a massive cybercrime…

FBI arrests 65 in BEC scams that took $51 million from U.S. businesses

Written by Tonya Riley Mar 30, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The FBI and global partners carried out an operation that resulted in the arrest of 65 U.S. individuals that allegedly scammed…

Years of hacks against aviation, transportation industries are tied to one group, researchers say

Written by AJ Vicens Feb 15, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Analysts have noticed various attempts in recent years by hackers trying to breach entities in the aviation and aerospace industries, as…

Interpol arrests 11 alleged members of Nigerian scam syndicate 'SilverTerrier'

Written by AJ Vicens Jan 19, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP International law enforcement authorities say they’ve arrested nearly a dozen members of a notorious Nigerian cybercrime gang potentially responsible for targeting…

Comprehensive Phishing Study Shows Who Is More Prone to Fall Victim to Phishing Attacks

Researchers from ETH Zurich conducted a study to investigate who is more prone to fall victim to phishing cyberattacks in a corporate context. The study involved 14,733 participants and was…

Cobalt Strike Is Being Installed by Emotet for Faster Attacks

Emotet belongs to the malware strain known as banking Trojans, and it primarily spreads through malspam. The messages used by Emotet often contain familiar branding, mimicking the email format of well-known…

CEO Fraud Emails – Not Every Money Transfer Request You Receive Is Legit

You know the saying If it’s too good to be true, then it probably is? The same could go with If it’s too pressing to be true, it probably is…

‘Appalling’ Riot Games Job Fraud Takes Aim at Wallets

Scammers are using fake job listings to empty the wallets of young, hopeful victims looking to break into the gaming industry. Riot Games, the developer behind League of Legends, has…

Emotet Is Dropping Cobalt Strike

Emotet is a virus infection that is propagated by spam email attachments that contain malicious Word or Excel documents. These documents utilize macros to download and install the Emotet Trojan…