U.S. Federal prosecutors are investigating North Korea’s role in the attempted theft of nearly US$ 1 billion from the Central Bank of Bangladesh in February 2016.
Slovakian software security firm ESET released a report Tuesday warning that a cyber crime group, RTM, is targeting businesses in Russia and neighboring countries.
Italian police announced Tuesday the arrest of a brother-and-sister duo for allegedly running a years-long cyber-spying operation that targeted the accounts of nearly 18,000 victims, including European Central Bank President Mario Draghi and former Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.
An operation by 40 countries shut down a cybercrime network that used malware to steal hundreds of millions of dollars from email users around the world, law enforcement agencies announced Thursday.
Romanian authorities said Thursday seven people were detained on suspicion of committing credit card fraud throughout Europe.
Hackers conducted coordinated attacks on five of Russia’s top 10 financial institutions on Tuesday, the Central Bank told state media.
A court in the United States convicted the son of a Russian lawmaker on Thursday for hacking attacks that stole nearly 1.7 million credit card numbers, in a case that has drawn sharp criticism of US "kidnapping" from Russia’s government.
An independent IT monitoring organization revealed that cyber criminals exploited the SWIFT international banking system to steal US$ 10 million from a Ukrainian bank, reported the Kyiv Post Sunday.
Security experts and Democratic National Committee (DNC) members said that cybercriminals broke into the DNC network last summer and tracked communications, while another group infiltrated the network in April and downloaded opposition research files on presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, the Washington Post reported.
Russian authorities said they had detained around 50 people who allegedly used computer programs to steal at least 1.7 billion Russian rubles (US$ 25 million).
US authorities said on Friday that they had extradited a Macedonian citizen to the United States to face charges over selling personal information for financial gain, the US Department of Justice said.
A Ukrainian cybercriminal was one of the first to be convicted in what has been called the largest known computer hacking and securities fraud scheme, a news release from the US Department of Justice said.
Cybercriminals tried to use fake transfer requests to steal more than US$ 1.1 million from a bank in Vietnam, a similar technique to that used to steal millions from the central bank of Bangladesh earlier this year.
An Estonian national who ran an internet fraud scheme that infected more than four million computers worldwide was sentenced yesterday to more than seven years in prison, the US Attorney’s Office in New York said.
The global cooperative SWIFT that transfers billions of dollars each day has experienced “a number of recent cyber incidents”, it said yesterday in a notice seen by Reuters.
A school board member has been arrested for allegedly helping to bribe the head of a credit union so that his son and others could control the institution to hide their illegal bitcoin exchange, Reuterssaid.
Cybercriminals managed to steal around US$ 80 million from the accounts of Bangladesh’s central bank last month, but a spelling mistake prevented them from taking nearly US$ 1 billion, according to the Guardian.
Cybersecurity firm, Group-IB, published a report detailing how cyber criminals accessed terminals of a Russian foreign exchange (FOREX) trading system and made trades worth more than US$ 400 million in February 2015.
A newly released report says the Dec. 23 power failure in western Ukraine that left 80,000 customers in the dark was the work of hackers who used malware to escape detection, according to Reuters.
Europol spearheaded a two-week joint operation with law enforcement agencies across France, Norway and Romania in a major bust of remote-access Trojan (RATs) cyber criminals, according to a Europol press release.
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