Crime News, Articles and Updates
A new phishing campaign popped up last week and lures victims into handing over their Apple ID login credentials.
The same malware that reportedly struck Target also hit Home Depot's POS systems, a new report from Brian Krebs reveals.
Trend Micro found that compromised hosts, DDoS attack services and remote access trojans were the most coveted offerings in the marketplace last year.
DDoS attacks on Silk Road 2.0 and a hack at the Pandora Openmarket have paved the way for Agora to become largest Darknet marketplace.
The group will bring countries together to address major cyber security threats, including malware and botnets.
Although Lizhong Fan left the U.S. in 2007, the agencies responsible for giving him access to Americans' personal information have yet to disclose the details of the case to the public.
Timothy DeFoggi, who was nabbed by the FBI last year in its Operation Torpedo investigation was convicted by federal jury in Nebraska.
More than 300 companies are being warned to check their systems after at least 50 oil companies confirmed that their systems were attacked.
Two nude models' photos reeled in unsuspecting victims who handed over their Facebook logins to gain access to adult material.
James Raj Arokiasamy, known as "The Messiah," now faces a total of 162 charges stemming from a string of attacks he conducted.
Up to seventy percent of the population aged between 15 and 65 might have had their names, resident registration numbers, account usernames and passwords stolen.
The man accused of creating Silk Road - a black market existing on the Deep Web and accessible through the Tor network - is facing new charges from federal prosecutors.
A couple weeks after Hold Security's initial discovery of the stolen logins, the Federal Bureau of Investigation is conducting its own review.
Roman Seleznev's attorneys requested that the hacker be released on bond, but their pleas were rejected this past week.
With the help of two unknown co-conspirators, Su Bin allegedly stole trade secrets related to aircraft models from the defense contractors.
A former student of the University of Missouri-Kansas City has pleaded guilty of harassing a faculty member for months through threatening emails.
Five individuals were charged on Wednesday for their roles in a scheme that resulted in a financial institutions reporting millions of dollars in losses.
Yair Shalev and his company, Kobeni Inc., sent deceptive emails to consumers that led to advertisements for insurance providers.
New facial recognition software aided the FBI in arresting a fugitive who was on the run for nearly 15 years.
The teenage student know as "Li," created an app that has already infected at least 100,000 phones.
A hacker that gained privileged access to a Canadian ISP's network hijacked net traffic from foreign networks to steal more than $83,000 in virtual currency.
Olanrewaju Abiola pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit access device fraud and faces a maximum prison sentence of five years.
John Henry Skillern was arrested this past week after Google found an explicit image of an underage girl in his email.
Attackers are brute-forcing remote desktop software to infect point-of-sale devices with relatively new malware known as Backoff.
Daniel Stratman was a senior at University of Nebraska-Lincoln when he was arrested for hacking into the university's computer system and accessing personal information.
Lauri Love allegedly stole the information of more than 100,000 government employees and is already facing charges in New Jersey and New York.
Manhattan DA Cyrus Vance announced on Monday that six individuals are charged for their roles in a global scheme that defrauded StubHub out of $1 million.
Indictments unsealed in the Northern District of Georgia on Monday charge members of three separate Android app piracy groups.
The Russian Foreign Ministry lodged a protest with the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, demanding the return of Roman Seleznev.
A 17-year-old in Norway was arrested and charged with launching distributed denial-of-service attacks against banks and other companies in the country.
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