11 Feb 2019

US Law Enforcement Busts Romanian Online Crime Operation

In an international law enforcement operation, the US and various other countries have cooperatively taken down a mostly Romanian cyber crime group that has made millions from US citizens through various online scams in which they advertised non-existent products on platforms like including eBay, Craigslist, and Amazon. The criminals created seller

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06 Feb 2019

Cybercriminals Exploit Gmail Feature to Scale Up Attacks

According to new research by Agari, threat actors are currently taking advantage of a Gmail feature in a variety of scams, such as BEC scams, filing phony tax returns, submitting fraudulent applications for unemployment benefits and filing requests for other forms of government assistance, like FEMA disaster aid. The exploited

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18 Oct 2018

SEC Calls for Better Accounting Controls as Cyber Scams Increase

“Public companies that are easy targets of cyber scams could be in violation of accounting rules that call for firms to safeguard assets, the Securities and Exchange Commission said Tuesday. The SEC said in an investigative report that nine public companies wired nearly $100 million to hackers who impersonated corporate

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