FBI – Malicious QR codes stealing login and financial data

The FBI has issued an alert urging users to refrain from scanning anonymous QR codes as cybercriminals are using these QR codes to steal login credentials, financial information, and funds.…

QR codes can eat your lunch, FBI warns

Written by Joe Warminsky Jan 18, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP QR codes are among the few “winners” of the coronavirus pandemic, the joke goes, because restaurants and other businesses have deployed…

International effort takes down VPN service, VPNLab, used for criminal activity

Written by AJ Vicens Jan 18, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A virtual private network service used for malware distribution, ransomware operations and other cybercrime activities was taken offline Monday as law…

Ukrainian authorities arrest suspected ransomware ringleader

Written by AJ Vicens Jan 13, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Police in Ukraine on Thursday said they broke up a ransomware gang allegedly responsible for extorting more than 50 companies across…

FBI warns of hackers mailing malicious USB drives to spread ransomware

Cybercriminals are sending “decorative gift boxes” to unsuspecting businesses containing Lily Go USB flash drives that are installing ransomware on targeted devices. The US Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI, has…

US and Australia Enter CLOUD Act Agreement

US and Australia Enter CLOUD Act Agreement The United States has entered into an agreement with Australia to share electronic data so as to facilitate the investigation of serious crimes. …

CISA, White House urge organizations to get ready for holiday cyberattacks

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and the White House have released warnings to companies and organizations across the country, urging them to be on alert for cyberattacks ahead of…

Ransomware Attackers Have ‘Industry Standards’ Too

Security Intelligence – Security Intelligence – Ransomware Attackers Have ‘Industry Standards’ Too Ransomware attackers are creating ‘industry standards’ and using them to define an ideal target for their campaigns. The…

Victims awarded $18 million in GirlsDoPorn online video case, boss on the run

Hundreds of victims involved in the non-consensual release of explicit videos online have been awarded video rights and millions of dollars in damages.  On Wednesday, the US Department of Justice…

FBI Recovers Oregonians’ Stolen Data

FBI Recovers Oregonians’ Stolen Data Patient data that was stolen from an Oregon healthcare provider during a cyber-attack has been recovered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).  The personal…