A hacker suspected to be operating out of China has been seen peddling the data of around 200 million Japanese users on an underground cybercrime forum, according to a FireEye iSIGHT Intelligence report shared with Bleeping Computer.
Dutch police have seized ten servers belonging to a bulletproof hosting provider known for harboring child pornography sites and command and control servers for DDoS botnets, cyber-espionage, malvertising, spam, and malware operations.
On the malware scene, there is no clearer sign of trends to come than the leaking of a malware family's source code. Based on this assumption, we can now expect an influx of Point-of-Sale malware in the coming months after the release of the source code of the TreasureHunter PoS malware on a Russian-speaking cybercrime forum.
The number of people who reported ransomware infections to US authorities has gone down last year, according to a yearly FBI Internet crime report.
The group of Iranian hackers the US charged last week with hacking over 300 universities across the globe were actually master phishers astute at their craft, so much so that they used the same phishing lure for years without needing to change it.
Reddit has banned /r/DarkNetMarkets, the site's biggest community dedicated to discussions related to Dark Web marketplaces —sites dedicated to selling illegal products varying from weapons, drugs, malware, data breaches, DDoS services, fraud services, and more.
Traffic Distribution Systems —often spelled just TDS— are becoming the next big thing in the world of cybercrime operations.
There's a thriving underground market for buying and selling code-signing certificates meant to help malware pass unnoticed by security scanners, but according to new research, the prices for such certificates are too high, and only a few hackers can afford one.
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has charged 36 suspects for their role in Infraud, a cyber-criminal organization that has been involved in the acquisition, sale, and dissemination of stolen identities, stolen debit and credit card data, personally identifiable information (PII), financial and banking information, computer malware,
A group of cyber-criminals created 28 fake ad agencies and bought over 1 billion ad views in 2017, which they used to deliver malicious ads that redirected unsuspecting users to tech support scams or sneaky pages peddling malware-laden software updates or software installers.
A UK court has sentenced a Barclays bank employee to six years and four months in prison for helping members of the Dridex cyber-criminal network launder over £2.5 million, which is approximately $3.33 million at today's exchange rate.
A cyber-criminal group believed to be operating out of Russian-speaking territories has hit at least 20 banks and financial companies and stolen millions of US dollars in the process.
Last week we posted an analysis of the GIBON Rasnsomware that was discovered being spread via malspam campaigns. Today, an anonymous source told BleepingComputer that this ransomware has been marketed on underground criminal forums since as early as May 2017.
A cyber-criminal gang has stolen over $40 million from Eastern European banks using a clever new technique that combines hacking the bank's network, the manipulation of overdraft limits, disabling fraud alerts, and mass ATM withdrawals.
Russian police acknowledged today that they were responsible for taking down RAMP [Russian Anonymous Marketplace] — a Tor-based market that primarily sold drugs — a Russian Interior Ministry official told Russian news agency TASS today.
Research presented yesterday at the Black Hat USA 2017 security conference revealed that Bitcoin trading platform BTC-e is responsible for cashing out 95% of all ransomware payments made since the start of 2014.
Russian-speaking criminals are offering a six-week online course that teaches wannabe hackers all they need to know to enter the online fraud and carding scene.
Lloyd's of London, one of the world's largest insurers, warns that a well executed cyber attack could cause damages around to world ranging from $53.1 billion to $121.4 billion, according to a report the company released today.