Europol nabs 106 criminals involved in SIM swapping, money laundering

By Waqas Europol said that the suspects carried out a number of cybercrimes included phishing, SIM Swapping, and BEC (business email compromise.)  This is a post from HackRead.com Read the…

Police say scammers who used email fraud, SIM swapping are connected to Italian mafia

Police in Europe have arrested more than 100 people who allegedly stole more than $11 million in a years-long fraud operation that law enforcement officials have linked to an Italian…

AT&T Phone-Unlocking Malware Ring Costs Carrier $200M

Threat Post –  Threat Post –  With the help of malicious insiders, a fraudster was able to install malware and remotely divorce iPhones and other handsets from the carrier’s U.S.…

Fake Cryptomining Apps Stole Over $350K From Android Users

Security Intelligence – Security Intelligence – Fake Cryptomining Apps Stole Over $350K From Android Users Cryptomining has become a lucrative industry, growing more and more mainstream. Now, attackers are trying…

Financial Cybercrime: Why Cryptocurrency is the Perfect ‘Getaway Car’

Threat Post –  Threat Post –  John Hammond, security researcher with Huntress, discusses how financially motivated cybercrooks use and abuse cryptocurrency. This is Part I of a two-part series on…

Malware droppers for hire targeting users on fake pirated software sites

By Deeba Ahmed Some fake piracy websites have been found distributing Crypto Bot and Raccoon Stealer malware in cracked software. This is a post from HackRead.com Read the original post:…

Securing cloud endpoints: What you should know

What is endpoint security in the cloud? Endpoint security solutions, such as endpoint protection platforms (EPP) and endpoint detection and response (EDR), were once considered a separate discipline from cloud…

Genetic testing “hottest” new form of health insurance fraud, FBI warns

The FBI runs an intensive program of counterintelligence efforts to disrupt criminal activities. This is done with intelligence gathered by the FBI’s Counterintelligence Division, with a history going back to…

Tokyo Olympics Leveraged in Cybercrime Attack

Trend Micro – Trend Micro – In the past, whenever a global event such as the Olympics is held, there have been cybercriminals who try to take advantage of the…

Engineering voice impersonation from machine learning

Text-to-speech (TTS) synthesis is the computer’s way of transforming text to audio. Most popular AI-driven personal assistants rely on TTS software to generate as natural-sounding speech as possible. Automation can happen…