US. Department of Justice Indicts 3 Alleged Members of North Korean Lazarus Hacking Group
Feb19

US. Department of Justice Indicts 3 Alleged Members of North Korean Lazarus Hacking Group

This week, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that three North Korean intelligence officials have been indicted for their role in a slew of destructive cyberattacks on U.S. and global organizations spanning many years. The cyberattacks allowed the hackers to steal and extort more than $1.3 billion in money and cryptocurrencies from companies and financial institutions around the world. The three individuals are alleged members...

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BEC Gang Members who Scammed More Than 50,000 Organizations Arrested
Nov26

BEC Gang Members who Scammed More Than 50,000 Organizations Arrested

Image source: INTERPOL Three members of a cybercriminal gang that has attacked more 50,000 organizations have been arrested in Lagos, Nigeria. The arrests come at the end of a year-long investigation into the prolific business email compromise scammers by INTERPOL, Group-IB, and the Nigerian Police Force. The three gang members arrested are believed to be responsible for phishing scams, BEC attacks, and malware distribution on tens of...

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Member of The Dark Overlord Hacking Group Sentenced in the United States
Sep22

Member of The Dark Overlord Hacking Group Sentenced in the United States

A Federal court in Missouri has sentenced a British member of the Dark Overlord hacking group to 60 months in jail and has been ordered to pay $1.4 million in restitution for the role he played in several attacks on organizations in the United States. Nathan Francis Wyatt, 39, of Wellingborough, UK, who used monikers such as Crafty Cockney and Mas, was indicted by a grand jury in November 2017 for the role he played in cyberattacks on...

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Ransomware Victim Takes Legal Action Against Attackers and ISP Hosting its Stolen Data
Jan03

Ransomware Victim Takes Legal Action Against Attackers and ISP Hosting its Stolen Data

Southwire, one of the largest manufacturers of cabling and wire in the United States, has taken legal action against the unknown individuals behind the attack and an internet service provider hosting a website where its stolen data has been published. The threat actors infiltrated Southwire’s network in December 2019, stole 120 GB of company data, and then deployed Maze ransomware on 878 computers. A ransom demand of 850 Bitcoin ($6...

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Former Facebook Content Moderators Sue Facebook for Psychological Injuries
Dec04

Former Facebook Content Moderators Sue Facebook for Psychological Injuries

Former Facebook content moderators have taken the decision to sue Facebook for psychological injuries and are seeking compensation from the social media network after developing post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) from viewing extremely disturbing violent content and other graphic material at work. Working for Facebook may seem like a dream job for many people, but not all work that needs to be performed for the social media network...

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