cybercrime

Booking.com Warns Of AI-Fuelled 900 Percent Scam Surge

Travel scams rose up to 900 percent in 18 months as generative AI makes phishing sites harder to detect, Booking.com…

3 weeks ago

Hackers Offer To Sell Hacked Data On Santander Customers, Staff

Hacking group posts advert to sell customer, staff data allegedly stolen from Santander after bank acknowledges hack in May

1 month ago

Int’l Police Target Botnets In ‘Operation Endgame’

Police in Europe, US target multiple botnets in biggest-ever coordinated cyber action to disrupt 'dropper' infrastructure

1 month ago

Two Arrested In LockBit Ransomware Gang Takedown

Two LockBit actors arrested in Poland and Ukraine as UK NCA-led Operation Cronos takes down international ransomware infrastructure

5 months ago

Russian Citizen Sanctioned By US, UK, Australia Over Medibank Hack

Authorities in US, UK, and Australia sanction Russian Aleksandr Ermakov for his role in the cyberattack of Medibank

6 months ago

FBI ‘Knows Identities’ Of MGM, Caesars Hacking Gang

FBI knows identities of at least a dozen members of gang behind attacks on MGM Resorts, Casesars, but reportdly struggling…

8 months ago

Ofcom Hit By MOVEit Extortion Hack

Ofcom, accountancy firm EY and Transport for London confirm data stolen by Clop gang after mass hack on MOVEit transfer…

1 year ago

Pension Funds Warn Members Over Capita Breach

Pension funds now warning hundreds of thousands of members over potential loss of personal data from Capita breach earlier this…

1 year ago

North Korea ‘Stole $721m’ In Crypto From Japan

Study estimates North Korean hackers have stolen $721m in crypto from Japan since 2017, one-third of global total

1 year ago

Genesis Market Takedown Sees 120 Suspects Arrested

Largest online marketplace selling stolen credentials to criminals worldwide has been taken down in international operation

1 year ago

Twitter Says Source Code Posted Online

Twitter takes legal action to take down 'stolen' source code posted on GitHub and identify who uploaded it, amidst ongoing…

1 year ago

Crypto Exchange Bizlato ‘Laundered 1bn Euros’ In Crime Funds

Europol says little-known crypto exchange Bizlato laundered some 1 billion euros in crime-linked funds, after arrests of executive team

1 year ago

Australia Forms Cyber Task Force Amidst String Of Hacks

Australian government forms permanent cyber task force as hackers release data stolen from country's biggest medical insurer

2 years ago

US Seeks Forfeiture Of $1bn In Bitcoin Stolen From Silk Road

US law enforcement seeks forfeiture of more than $1bn in Bitcoin stolen from illegal marketplace Silk Road in 2012 hack

2 years ago

Hackers Compromise Corporate Chat Software

China-based hackers plant malware in installer of popular customer service chat software to breach corporate networks in North America and…

2 years ago

Hackers Deleted Hotel Chain Data ‘For Fun’

Hackers who attacked Intercontinental hotel operator IHG earlier this month say they deleted corporate data after failed ransomware attack

2 years ago

Hackers Steal Documents From Defence Companies

Dozens of military-connected companies and public bodies compromised in series of attacks by China-based hackers, researchers say

2 years ago

Stealthy CosmicStrand Rootkit Infects PC Firmware

CosmicStrand rootkit found in UEFI firmware of computer systems of private individuals has evaded detection since end of 2016, say…

2 years ago

Iran Steel Plants ‘Hit By Cyber-Attack’

Hacking group claims responsibility for reported attacks on several major Iranian steel plants, with one saying forced to halt production

2 years ago

Killnet Threatens To Shut Down Hospital Ventilators, After London Arrest

Russian cybercrime hacking group Killnet reportedly threaten to shut down ventilators at British hospitals, after gang member arrest in London

2 years ago

Investors Sue SolarWinds Directors Over Security Breach

Group of investors sues SolarWinds directors over massive 2020 security breach, as Microsoft warns Russian hackers ramping up attacks on…

3 years ago

REvil Hacking Gang Forced Offline In Multi-Country Operation

Law enforcement and intelligence agencies in the US and partner countries hack REvil's infrastructure and force notorious ransomware gang offline

3 years ago

US Adds Russian Cybersecurity Firms To Trade Blacklist

US Commerce Department places Russian IT security companies on trade blacklist over alleged links to spy services amidst series of…

3 years ago

European Commission Plans Joint Cyber Unit

European authorities propose a joint cyber unit to tackle large-scale security incidents, with European nations sharing their cyber expertise and…

3 years ago

President Biden Warns Putin Over Russian Cyberattacks

During face-to-face talks President Biden warns Putin that cyberattacks on critical infrastructure will result in 'retaliation'

3 years ago

US Proposes $750m For Federal SolarWinds Response

Budget proposed by US president Joe Biden includes $750m for federal agencies affected by SolarWinds attack to improve cybersecurity infrastructure

3 years ago

Colonial Pipeline CEO Confirms Ransom Payment

Despite paying the ransom to cyber criminals, some internal Colonial Pipeline systems are still reportedly not functioning

3 years ago

US Security Firm FireEye Hacked By ‘Nation-State’ Attacker

Security firm admits company tools used to test customers' security have been stolen by a "highly sophisticated threat actor"

4 years ago

Paying Ransomware Demands May Violate Sanctions, US Treasury Warns

Never pay. Insurers and others are warned by US Treasury Dept that cyberattack payouts to hackers may violate US sanction…

4 years ago

Npm Removes Data Theft Code

Popular JavaScript developer tool removes malicious package that tried to steal data, in latest attack on software supply chain

4 years ago