Billion-dollar natural gas supplier Superior Plus hit with ransomware

Major natural gas supplier Superior Plus announced on Tuesday that it is suffering from a ransomware attack.  The billion-dollar propane seller said the incident started on December 12 but did…

Saudi human rights activist files lawsuit against former US intelligence operatives for hacking scandal

Saudi human rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul has filed a lawsuit against spyware maker DarkMatter Group and three former US intelligence operatives for their role in helping the United Arab Emirates…

Canadian indicted for launching ransomware attacks on orgs in US, Canada

The FBI and Justice Department unsealed indictments today leveling a number of charges against 31-year-old Canadian Matthew Philbert for his alleged involvement in several ransomware attacks.  Officials from the Ontario…

The Justice Department is ramping up its crackdown on money mules

Written by Tonya Riley Dec 3, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP U.S. law enforcement recovered nearly $3.7 million in fraud proceeds and charged more than 30 individuals for their alleged involvement in…

Former Ubiquiti employee charged with stealing data, extorting employer

Written by Tonya Riley Dec 2, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP The FBI arrested a former employee of a U.S. technology company for allegedly breaching and stealing confidential data from his employer…