cybercrime

How Hacking Works
How Hacking Works

How to Protect Your SIM Card and Phone Number

Hackers are increasingly trying to take over phone numbers to target email and banking accounts. Here's how to stop them.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.23.17
Internet Police
Internet Police

IRS Cybercrime Agent Lurks Dark Web Subreddit Looking For Hackers

Even the taxman lurks on r/DarkNetMarkets.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.17.17
retaliatory measures
retaliatory measures

Email Provider ProtonMail Says It Hacked Back, Then Walks Claim Back

There’s plenty of appetite for "hacking back," but in many contexts it’s likely illegal for companies to retaliate against cybercriminals.
Joseph Cox
8.16.17
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

Hackers Behind WannaCry Cashed Out Bitcoin While No One Was Watching

Hackers behind two strains of WannaCry have moved out their bitcoin proceedings in a very similar way.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.3.17
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

Mysterious Mac Malware Has Infected Victims for Years

The mystery of a Mac malware called “FruitFly.”
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
7.24.17
cybercrime
cybercrime

This Dark Web Site Creates Robocalls to Steal People’s Credit Card PINs

A new service offers cybercriminals automated social engineering as a service.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.30.17
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

Redditor Details Scheme to Use USB Stick to Infect Random Computers With Ethereum-Mining Virus

As ethereum’s price keeps rising, wannabe cybercriminals are trying to find ways to make an easy buck at the expense of others.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.23.17
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

British Hacker Pleads Guilty to Hacking US Military Satellite Phone And Messaging System

A 25-year-old broke into a DoD satellite communication system and doxed around 800 Department of Defense employees.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.15.17
cybercrime
cybercrime

People in the UAE Can Now Be Jailed for 15 Years for ‘Liking’ Qatar

In the wake of Saudi Arabia's row with Qatar, the United Arab Emirates is cracking down on social media dissent.
Farid Farid
6.8.17
Long Arm of the Law
Long Arm of the Law

US Law Enforcement Have Spent Hundreds of Thousands on Bitcoin Tracking Tools

Private firms continue to fill in the gaps for digital investigators.
Joseph Cox
5.25.17
cybercrime
cybercrime

Restaurant App Zomato Says Your Stolen Password Is Fine. But Is It?

Zomato announced a hacker had stolen details on 17 million accounts, and that customers' password hashes were fairly secure. But that doesn't seem to be the case.
Joseph Cox
5.18.17
cyberstalking
cyberstalking

This Guy Phished Over 50 Women Just to Violate Their Privacy

Sometimes, the threat may not be all that technologically sophisticated, but hackers can still grab a wealth of personal information from a victim.
Joseph Cox
5.18.17