Tag: cybercriminal


Justice Department launches new unit to combat cyber threats

June 21, 2023

Via: FCW

The Justice Department announced the launch of a new specialized unit on Tuesday that officials said will be leveraged in early-stage cases to disrupt malicious cyber campaigns and to prosecute nation-state threat actors and cybercriminals. The new National Security Cyber […]


How the Russia-Ukraine war makes ransomware payments harder

June 6, 2022

Via: CSO Online

Last year, before the onset of the Russia-Ukraine war, nearly 75% of cryptocurrency payouts for ransomware went to Russia, according to a study conducted by Chainanalysis. Let that sink in a moment. Then consider the legal ramifications of paying those […]


Android malware attacks increasing, Google’s OS more ‘interesting’ to average cybercriminal than iOS

October 1, 2021

Via: TechSpot

One area focused on within the report is the current state of Android malware. “It is an open source system with many vendors having their own Android versions (with their own vulnerabilities and patching problems),” Eset security awareness specialist Ondrej […]


FBI’s top 10 most wanted cybercriminals

May 31, 2017

Via: CIO

The FBI’s list of the most wanted cybercriminals includes 27 individuals, as cybercrime becomes an increasingly important topic in our global discourse. With repeated attacks on businesses, regular citizens and government entities, it’s become more important than ever to weed […]


Cybercriminals avoid fraud within their own ranks with new site

January 25, 2017

Via: CIO

Sometimes it’s not easy being a cyber criminal. In addition to law enforcement and private security companies, cyber thieves have to battle fraudsters out to beat them at their own game, but a web site offers to help. has […]