A Botnet Is Taken Down in an Operation by Microsoft, Not the Government

A Botnet Is Taken Down in an Operation by Microsoft, Not the Government

Microsoft organized 35 nations on Tuesday to take down one of the world’s largest botnets — malware that secretly seizes control of millions of computers…

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Canadian Banks Spoofed in 2-Year Phishing Attack

Canadian Banks Spoofed in 2-Year Phishing Attack

Researchers have unearthed a two-year phishing campaign targeting bank customers in Canada. Fourteen banks, including CIBC, TD Canada Trust, Scotiabank, and the Royal Bank of…

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Android Users Beware: This Dangerous Menace Is Already Hiding On 43 Million Phones

Android Users Beware: This Dangerous Menace Is Already Hiding On 43 Million Phones

“This shows how hard it is for users to stay safe,” the CEO of mobile security firm Upstream warns. The company is about to publish a…

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Two Found Guilty in Online Dating, BEC Scheme

Two Found Guilty in Online Dating, BEC Scheme

Cybercriminals involved in the operation created fake online dating profiles and tricked victims into sending money to phony bank accounts. Two men have been found…

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Magecart payment card skimmer gang returns stronger than ever

Magecart payment card skimmer gang returns stronger than ever

Hackers are using increasingly sophisticated techniques to hide malicious code on e-commerce websites with the goal of stealing payment card details. Known as web skimmers,…

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Facebook Sues NSO Group Over WhatsApp Zero Day

Facebook Sues NSO Group Over WhatsApp Zero Day

Facebook filed a lawsuit today in a US court against NSO Group, an Israeli company that sells spyware products. The social media giant claims that…

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Joker’s Stash Drops Largest-Ever Credit Card Cache on Dark Web

Joker’s Stash Drops Largest-Ever Credit Card Cache on Dark Web

Joker’s Stash, a Dark Web destination that specializes in trading in payment-card data, has added 1.3 million credit and debit cards to its inventory, belonging…

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Feds Arrest International ATM Skimmer Ring

Feds Arrest International ATM Skimmer Ring

US law enforcement has arrested 18 alleged members of an international ATM criminal ring thought to be responsible for the theft of at least $20…

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Cybercriminals shop for admin access to healthcare portals

Cybercriminals shop for admin access to healthcare portals

Administrator access to backend systems is becoming the holy grail for attackers. When people think about hackers and their targets, most assume cybercriminals are after…

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Complete Personal Fraud Kits Sell for Less Than $40 on Dark Web

Complete Personal Fraud Kits Sell for Less Than $40 on Dark Web

The low cost of records reflects the huge supply of PII after many breaches at hospitals, government agencies, and credit bureaus. When a complete set…

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