Police take a piece out of a ransomware gang, but won’t say which one

One of the world’s ransomware groups appears to be a couple of members short today, but nobody’s saying which one.

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If a QR code leads you to a Bitcoin ATM at a gas station, it’s a scam

We look at a small flourishing of QR code scams, and cast an eye over some of the most interesting QR-related attacks of 2021.

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Thief pulls off colossal, $600m crypto-robbery …and gives the money back

Customers of Poly Network have become victims of the biggest cryptocurrency heist in history, thanks to a software vulnerability.

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Is crypto’s criminal rollercoaster approaching a terminal dip?

We look at whether the current environment will eventually become unsustainable for those wanting to exert others with ransomware.

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DOJ recovers pipeline ransom, signals more aggressive approach to cybercrime

The US Department of Justice announced Monday that it recovered much of the ransomware payment that Colonial Pipeline paid to Darkside.

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Bizarro: a banking Trojan full of nasty tricks

Unfortunately for you, Bizarro malware is a banking Trojan that comes with a bag of tricks and a versatile backdoor.

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Bitcoin scammers phish for wallet recovery codes on Twitter

Cryptocurrency scammers are on the prowl for wallet recovery phrases, under the pretence of trying to be helpful.

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Fake Trezor app steals more than $1 million worth of crypto coins

Several users of Trezor, a small hardware device that acts as a cryptocurrency wallet, have lost fortunes after being duped by a phishing app.

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Teen behind 2020 Twitter hack pleads guilty

The teen behind the Twitter hack of 2020 pleaded guilty to several charges as part of a deal in which he will serve three years in prison.

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Egregor ransomware hit by arrests

In a collaboration between French and Ukranian law enforcement, threat actors related to the Egregor ransomware team have been arrested.

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