Marriott confirms latest data breach, possibly exposing information on hotel guests, employees

Written by AJ Vicens Jul 5, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Marriott International confirmed Tuesday that unknown criminal hackers broke into its computer networks and then attempted to extort the company, marking…

Canadian NetWalker ransomware defendant agrees to plead guilty in US court

Written by AJ Vicens Jun 28, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A Canadian man arrested early last year for his role in the NetWalker ransomware attacks agreed to plead guilty to four…

Tech companies are selling domains suggesting illegal sales of guns, malware

Written by Tonya Riley Jun 21, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Popular domain registrars put up few barriers for those seeking to acquire domains suggesting illegal activities, according to a report from…

DOJ, international law enforcement disrupt massive RSOCKS botnet

Written by AJ Vicens Jun 17, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP An international operation involving the U.S. Department of Justice alongside law enforcement officials in Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom…

FBI cybercrime seizure takes down one-time Ukraine IT Army collaborator

Written by AJ Vicens Jun 8, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP On May 31, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that it had seized a trio of domains as part of an…

Experts say ransomware could be bigger threat for campaigns in 2022

Written by Tonya Riley Jun 8, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP With the 2022 election season around the corner, campaigns of all sizes need to be prepared for a widened set of…

U.S. cybersecurity officials issue notice on Karakurt extortion group

Written by AJ Vicens Jun 2, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A trio of U.S. government agencies on Wednesday issued an advisory with technical details related to the Karakurt data extortion gang,…

FBI asks for more than $100M in cyber and data-related increases for 2023

Written by AJ Vicens May 25, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The FBI is asking for an additional $106 million in its fiscal 2023 budget to address a range of cybersecurity issues,…

A year after report, task force urges U.S. to keep ransomware on front burner

Written by Tonya Riley May 20, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The federal government has made strides in deterring ransomware over the past year, but still has a number of milestones to…

Ukrainian cybercriminal sentenced to four years in U.S. prison for credential theft scheme

Written by AJ Vicens May 12, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A Ukrainian man convicted in February of trafficking in stolen username and password credentials was sentenced to four years in federal…