Ex-carrier employee sentenced for role in SIM-swapping scheme

A former sales representative of a mobile carrier has been sentenced after accepting bribes to perform SIM-swapping attacks.  This week, the US Department of Justice (DoJ) said that Stephen Defiore,…

DOJ Sues Robocaller to Pay Massive Fine

DOJ Sues Robocaller to Pay Massive Fine The United States' Department of Justice (DOJ) is seeking to recover a financial penalty of nearly $10m that was imposed on a man…

Scammers targeted YouTube creators to takeover accounts, promote crypto investment fraud

Written by Tonya Riley Oct 20, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Scammers have been targeting YouTube creators with fake content collaboration offers in order to steal their accounts, according to a Google…

Apple iCloud Hacker Steals Nudes

Apple iCloud Hacker Steals Nudes A 40-year-old man from California has admitted his role in a conspiracy to break into the private digital photo libraries of Apple customers to locate…

Data Breach Hits US Dental Patients

Data Breach Hits US Dental Patients A cyber-attack on the vendor of a network of dental practices may have exposed the data of tens of thousands of patients.  A cyber-criminal…

Ecoflow Delta Max: Battery-powered generator can get you through most power outages

Image: Ecoflow What if you could have an emergency generator that didn’t require gasoline, could be used inside the house without fear of asphyxiation, didn’t make a mess, and was…

US Government Warns of Insider and Ransomware Threat to Water Plants

US Government Warns of Insider and Ransomware Threat to Water Plants The US authorities have issued an alert warning of ongoing malicious cyber-activity targeting the country’s water and wastewater systems…

CISA outlines cyberthreats targeting US water and wastewater systems

In a new advisory, CISA has warned US water and wastewater system operators about an array of cyberthreats aimed at disrupting their operations. Cybersecurity company Dragos worked with CISA, the…

US Shutters Psychic Mass Mail Fraud

US Shutters Psychic Mass Mail Fraud An international psychic mail fraud scheme that sold the promise of good fortune to tens of thousands of victims has been shut down by…

Unwanted Gift: Ransomware, Supply Chain Attacks, and How to Prevent Them

Now more than ever, supply chains are attracting threat actor attention. As evidenced by attacks like the one which recently targeted the IT services provider Kaseya and over 1,500 of…