A Russian citizen wassentenced Thursday to nearly four years in prison for taking part in a global computer fraud that generated millions in illicit revenue, US authorities announced.
Europol urged on Wednesday that users affected by this week’s "Petya" cyber-attack should not pay requested ransoms, because the proceeds fund organized crime.
Factories, hospitals and major corporations around the world grounded to a halt Friday after ransomware hit 200,000 targets in 150 countries, the largest cyber-attack of its kind ever recorded.
The U.S. Justice Department announced Monday an "extensive" operation to dismantle the Kelihos Botnet, a global network of tens of thousands of infected computers under the control of a Russian cybercrime kingpin.
Kenyan prosecutors charged Wednesday an IT expert with electronic fraud he allegedly committed as member an international cyber crime syndicate that stole millions from banks and government bodies.
Slovakian software security firm ESET released a report Tuesday warning that a cyber crime group, RTM, is targeting businesses in Russia and neighboring countries.
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.
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