$100 million GozNym cybercrime network dismantled as suspects charged

The sophisticated conspiracy saw tens of thousands of victims’ computers infected with the GozNym malware in order to steal online banking passwords, and raid accounts.

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.

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Rex Mundi hacking extortion gang busted by Europol

There’s so much bad news about computer security that we sometimes forget to applaud when something good happens.

Let’s change that right now.

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Europol warns ransomware has taken cybercrime ‘to another level’

Europol, the European Union’s police agency, has warned of the significantly rising threat posed by ransomware.

Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.

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DDoS-for-hire takedown! 34 arrests made by Europol, FBI, and others

Europol, the FBI, and other law enforcement agencies have arrested 34 individuals who paid for DDoS-for-hire services.

David Bisson reports.

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DD4BC DDoS extortion gang smashed by international cops

Good news. The notorious DD4BC denial-of-service gang has suffered a major setback.

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Crowd sourcing the fight against cybercrime?

Europol considers using crowd sourcing in the fight against cybercrime.

Hunting for evidence of cybercrime might be a fun amateur pastime, but could it expose you and your computer to more serious dangers?

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