Hundreds of Websites and Piracy Apps Seized in US-Brazil’s Operation 404.4

In the fourth wave of Operation 404, the Brazilian law enforcement agencies blocked/shut down around 226 websites and 461 piracy applications. In this anti-piracy initiative, the authorities made several arrests.…

Cyber Security Risks That You Should Be Careful Of While Streaming

With the increased entertainment content from the thousands of streaming apps, cybercriminals have found greener pastures. They are sharpening their skills every day to steal information, especially from well-established apps…

Team Xecuter hacker gets 40 months in prison for Nintendo Switch hacks

Gary W. Bowser, aka GaryOPA (52) was arrested for his role in creating/selling illegal devices and software that allowed users to play pirated copies of the mainstream, original gaming titles…

Victims awarded $18 million in GirlsDoPorn online video case, boss on the run

Hundreds of victims involved in the non-consensual release of explicit videos online have been awarded video rights and millions of dollars in damages.  On Wednesday, the US Department of Justice…

Ex-NFL Star Gets Three Years for #COVID19 Fraud

Ex-NFL Star Gets Three Years for #COVID19 Fraud A former NFL player has become the latest in a long line of individuals sent down for defrauding a US government COVID-19…

Crypting Mastermind Gets Just Two Years for Kelihos Plot

Crypting Mastermind Gets Just Two Years for Kelihos Plot A Russian man has been sentenced to just 24 months behind bars for his part in helping to hide the infamous…

DOJ gives Russian national two-year sentence for work shielding Kelihos malware and other ransomware

The Department of Justice sentenced 41-year-old Oleg Koshkin to two years in prison for his work in helping to “conceal” the Kelihos malware and other ransomwares from antivirus software. He…

Two Countries Charge Canadian with Cybercrimes

Two Countries Charge Canadian with Cybercrimes A man from Canada has been charged with committing cybercrimes by both his native country and the United States. Matthew Philbert, of Ottawa, Ontario,…

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…

Brothers Confess to Conning Spanish-speaking Americans

Brothers Confess to Conning Spanish-speaking Americans Two brothers from Peru have admitted their role in an international call-center scam that defrauded Spanish-speaking immigrants to the United States.  Under the conspiracy,…