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…

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…

Canadian Ransomware Arrest Is a Meaningful Flex, Experts Say

U.S. and Canada charge Ottawa man for ransomware attacks, signaling that North America is no cybercriminal haven. Investigations that ran in parallel over nearly two years by Canadian and U.S.…

There's been a big jump in crooks selling access to hacked networks. Ransomware gangs are their best customers

There’s been a surge in cyber criminals selling access to compromised corporate networks as hackers look to cash in on the demand for vulnerable networks from gangs looking to initiate ransomware…

Double Extortion Ransomware: The New Normal

With more and more businesses learning how to avoid paying huge amounts of money to ransomware actors by maintaining up-to-date backups and having disaster recovery plans in place, the number…

‘Double-Extortion’ Ransomware Data Leaks Skyrocket 935%

Startling triple-digit growth is fueled by easy criminal access to corporate networks and RaaS tools, an analysis found. The ransomware business is booming, and feeble corporate security and a flourishing…

Double Extortion Ransomware Victims Soar 935%

Double Extortion Ransomware Victims Soar 935% Researchers have recorded a 935% year-on-year increase in double extortion attacks, with data from over 2300 companies posted onto ransomware extortion sites. Group-IB’s Hi-Tech Crime…

Police Set for Record Haul in Anti-Card Fraud Operation

Police Set for Record Haul in Anti-Card Fraud Operation A cross-border anti-fraud initiative is set to save European cardholders tens of millions in cybercrime losses, according to experts who took…

RedCurl Makes a Comeback: They Also Have Updated Hacking Tools

The Group-IB researchers have revealed in a recent report the returning of a reportedly corporate cyber-espionage hacker group dubbed RedCurl. RedCurl APT Group: Background The Group-IB experts discovered this APT…

Corporate espionage hackers RedCurl return after hiatus with improved tools

Written by Tim Starks Nov 18, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP A corporate espionage organization known as RedCurl that made waves before disappearing last year has resurfaced with a fresh batch of…