Cybercrime Syndicate Leader Behind Phishing and BEC Scams Arrested in Nigeria

Cyber security companies across the globe helped Interpol bust an unnamed cybercriminal being large-scale BEC scams and phishing campaigns. Interpol’s Cyber Fusion Center has confirmed arresting an alleged head of a transnational cybercrime…

FBI arrests 65 in BEC scams that took $51 million from U.S. businesses

Written by Tonya Riley Mar 30, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The FBI and global partners carried out an operation that resulted in the arrest of 65 U.S. individuals that allegedly scammed…

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…

Variant of Phorpiex botnet used for cryptocurrency attacks in Ethopia, Nigeria, India and more

Check Point Research has discovered new attacks targeting cryptocurrency users in Ethiopia, Nigeria, India and 93 other countries. The cybercriminals behind the attacks are using a variant of the Phorpiex…

Romance Fraudster Targeted 670 Women Online

Romance Fraudster Targeted 670 Women Online A romance fraudster who targeted hundreds of women online has pleaded guilty to charges of fraud and money laundering. Osagie Aigbonohan, 40, from Lagos,…

This password-stealing and keylogging malware is being spread through fake software downloads

Cyber criminals are using online adverts for fake versions of popular software to trick users into downloading three forms of malware – including a malicious browser extension with the same capabilites as trojan…

Phishing Scam Targets Military Families

Phishing Scam Targets Military Families Threat researchers at Lookout are helping to take down a phishing campaign that has been targeting members of the United States military and their families.  The scammers…

Ransom Your Employer Email Scam Suspect Arrested

The scam involved attempts to hire insiders to install DemonWare ransomware on their employer’s IT systems. A Nigerian citizen, deemed a key suspect in the Ransom Your Employer scheme, was…

Suspect arrested in 'ransom your employer' criminal scheme

A Nigerian man has been arrested in connection to a scheme attempting to lure insiders to deploy ransomware on employer systems. On November 22, security expert Brian Krebs reported that…

Interpol Closes in on Global BEC Gang

Interpol Closes in on Global BEC Gang Irish police have joined forces with Interpol to track down an organized crime gang that has already stolen more than €14m ($16m) from…