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Cybercriminals are reportedly using deepfakes to apply for remote work jobs

Some of the jobs would provide criminals access to customer and financial data.

On Jun 28, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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Senate report finds FBI response to ransomware attacks severely lacking

The FBI once sent a ransomware victim a hostage negotiator.

On Mar 24, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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TikToker exposes ‘most common’ Poshmark scam after her Chanel purse is marked ‘delivered’ but never arrives

'This is EXACTLY what happened to me!'

On Mar 22, 2022 by Victoria Gagliardo-Silver

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People are allegedly hiding illegal porn in Clash Royale gameplay TikToks

A popular creator called it 'one of the biggest problems on all of TikTok.'

On Feb 22, 2022 by Charlotte Colombo

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Landmark ruling from Supreme Court limits the scope of cybercrime law

The controversial law had long been criticized for being overly-broad.

On Jun 3, 2021 by Mikael Thalen

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Cheer mom accused of using deepfake nudes to harass daughter’s rivals

The 50-year-old mother has been charged with three counts of cyber harassment.

On Mar 14, 2021 by Mikael Thalen

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70,000 Tinder photos of women are being circulated in cybercrime forum

It remains unclear what the photos will be used for.

On Jan 16, 2020 by Mikael Thalen

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Dark Web marketplaces are selling children’s Social Security numbers, addresses

They also have their own twisted set of ethics—like, no reselling.

On Dec 23, 2018 by Samira Sadeque

The Red Hen in Lexington, Virginia, was hit with a cyberattack.

Cyberattack gives the Red Hen’s website Viagra spam

The restaurant refused to serve Sarah Sanders.

On Jun 29, 2018 by Christina Bonnington

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U.S. charges 2 Russian spies in hack of 500 million Yahoo accounts

Russia already arrested one of the people charged for allegedly working for the CIA.

On Mar 15, 2017 by Andrew Couts

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USPS police force expands cybercrime unit to fight dark net drug dealers

The department has already helped in major FBI investigations.

On Jan 19, 2017 by David Gilmour

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2 sisters arrested for alleged extortion of a Nigerian millionaire oil magnate

The sisters are said to have done the same to 274 people.

On Dec 27, 2016 by Andrew Couts

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New online extortion scheme forces your friends to pay your ransom

Pay up—or have your friends do it.

On Dec 13, 2016 by David Gilmour

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Global law enforcement arrest 34 suspected of DDoS attacks

Most of the suspects are under the age of 20.

On Dec 13, 2016 by Dell Cameron

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The Republican Party wants to ‘hack-back’ at cybercriminals

Republicans are calling for a 'self-defense right to deal with hackers' as victims 'see fit.' Here's why that's problematic.

On Aug 27, 2016 by Ben Dickson