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FBI: $3.5B Lost in 2019 to Known Cyberscams, Ransomware

Cybercriminals double down on successful internet scams, with a focus on phishing, BEC and other defrauding schemes that have proven to work.

By |2020-02-12T08:50:56-05:00February 12th, 2020|$3.5 billion, 2019 Internet Crime Report, annual report, Business Email Compromise, Cloud Security, cybercrime, cybercriminals, FBI, Fraud, Government, Hacks, IC3, Internet, Phishing, ransomware, scams, Spoofing, total losses, Web Security|Comments Off on FBI: $3.5B Lost in 2019 to Known Cyberscams, Ransomware

Wawa Breach May Have Affected More Than 30 Million Customers

Hefty collection of U.S. and international payment cards from the incident revealed in December found up for sale on dark-web marketplace Joker’s Stash.

By |2020-01-29T06:57:01-05:00January 29th, 2020|Breach, Dark Web, data breach, Fraud, fraud marketplace, Gemini Advisory, Hacking, Hacks, Joker’s Stash, Malware, payment cards, the home depot, Wawa|Comments Off on Wawa Breach May Have Affected More Than 30 Million Customers

Global Crime Ring Bilks U.S. Military Members, Vets Out of Millions

An elaborate fraudster ring stole PII then allegedly used DoD and VA benefits portals to steal payments and funds from bank accounts.

By |2019-11-01T13:14:43-04:00November 1st, 2019|Bank Accounts, benefits portals, Department of Justice, Fraud, global crime ring, Government, Hacks, ID theft, Money Laundering, privacy, theft, U.S. Military, veterans, veterans affairs, Web Security|Comments Off on Global Crime Ring Bilks U.S. Military Members, Vets Out of Millions