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…

Russian Bulletproof Hosting Kingpin Gets Five Years

Russian Bulletproof Hosting Kingpin Gets Five Years A Russian man has been sentenced to five years behind bars for his part in a bulletproof hosting venture that helped support countless…

Final Member of 'The Community' Sentenced

Final Member of 'The Community' Sentenced The United States has sent a fourth member of the international hacking group known as The Community to prison. Garrett Endicott, of Warrensburg, Missouri, was…

Final defendant in multimillion-dollar SIM hijacking scheme sentenced to prison

Written by AJ Vicens Nov 30, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP The sixth and final defendant in a gang accused of perpetrating a multimillion-dollar SIM hijacking case was sentenced to 10 months…

Telcos to get expanded scam-blocking powers through telecommunications law amendment

The federal government has announced it will amend telecommunications legislation to provide telcos with the ability to block scam SMS messages.  “The regulatory amendment we have enacted provides the telecommunications…

Joke Hitman Website Catches Plotting Michigander

Joke Hitman Website Catches Plotting Michigander A website, initially set up by graduates to offer IT support, has caught a criminal after a woman used it to try to arrange the…

Marylander Found Guilty of Skiptracing

Marylander Found Guilty of Skiptracing A man from Maryland has been convicted of selling place of employment information (POE) illegally obtained from workforce agencies in multiple states. Guy Cuomo of Frederick was…

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…

Iran’s Top Tier Airline Mahan Air Suffers Cyberattack

According to Mahan Air, the cyberattack was launched on Sunday morning and its responsibility was later claimed by a relatively lesser-known hacking group- “Hooshyarane Vatan” (Vigilant of the Nation). Iran’s…

Iran’s Top Tier Airline Mahan Air Hit by Cyberattack

According to Mahan Air, the cyberattack was launched on Sunday morning and its responsibility was later claimed by a relatively lesser-known hacking group- “Hooshyarane Vatan” (Vigilant of the Nation). Iran’s…