Russian government continues crackdown on cybercriminals

Written by AJ Vicens Feb 8, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Russian authorities seized the websites of several Russian cybercrime forums Monday, the latest in a string of high-profile actions the government…

Co-operator of DeepDotWeb sentenced to more than 8 years for money laundering

Written by Joe Warminsky Jan 26, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A money laundering scheme related to dark web markets has earned an Israeli citizen more than eight years in federal prison,…

Dark Overlord collaborator gets 3 years in prison for buying and selling stolen identities

Written by Joe Warminsky Jan 26, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP An associate of the Dark Overlord hacking group has been sentenced to three years in prison for his role in possessing…

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…

Russia's FSB announces sting against members of REvil cybercrime gang

Written by Joe Warminsky Jan 14, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The Russian government said Friday that it raided multiple addresses tied to members of the REvil ransomware gang, making arrests and…

FBI shifting cybercrime focus from arrests, indictments to payment seizures, incident response

Written by Tim Starks Jan 13, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP In 2022, the FBI is looking to approach cybercrime differently. During separate public appearances on Thursday, two FBI officials said the…

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. …

France Orders Clearview AI to Delete Data

France Orders Clearview AI to Delete Data France's data protection regulator has ordered American facial recognition software firm Clearview AI to stop illegally processing images. In a statement released today, the CNIL said…

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…

All Change at the Top as New Ransomware Groups Emerge

All Change at the Top as New Ransomware Groups Emerge The Ransomware as a Service (RaaS) landscape underwent another major shift in the third quarter as new variants emerged to…