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Cybercriminals

The King Of Credit Card Fraud

Robert Siciliano | Posted 12.13.2014 | Crime
Robert Siciliano

Gonzalez became a paid informant for the agency's office in Miami. Gonzalez's work was so impressive that he spoke at seminars and conferences, delighting in shaking hands with the head of the Secret Service. But this sly devil of deception had tricks up his sleeve all along.

Corporate Crackdown Could Quiet Cybercrime

Tom Galvin | Posted 10.26.2014 | Technology
Tom Galvin

However, it is too simple, and inaccurate, to blame the Internet for the rise of these illegal enterprises. It might be a cybercrime mastermind behind the website offering the goods, but there is nothing high-tech about the delivery of the drugs to your doorstep.

You Won't Believe How Off-Target Grid Security Really Is

Daniel J. Graeber | Posted 08.10.2014 | Business
Daniel J. Graeber

The British government wants to put cybercriminals who target the nation's energy sector behind bars for life. Many of the worst power outages in hist...

Cybercriminals Have Your Number, But Which One?

Adam Levin | Posted 07.28.2014 | Technology
Adam Levin

You probably realize that identity thieves are after your email addresses and passwords, but that's not all they want.

Is Going Smart Really Smart?

Reno Charlton | Posted 10.12.2013 | Technology
Reno Charlton

From smartphones and tablets to smart TVs for the home, people are now connected to the digital world no matter where they go and what they do. But just how smart is leading a smart life?

Gerry Smith

Edward Snowden Not The Only Cyber Fugitive In Russia

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 08.09.2013 | Technology

Edward Snowden may be the most high-profile computer-savvy fugitive to find safe haven in Russia, but he is hardly the first. In the telling of Americ...

Gerry Smith

3 Charged With Making 'One Of The Most Financially Destructive Computer Viruses In History'

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 01.23.2013 | Technology

Federal authorities announced Wednesday they had disrupted a massive cybercrime ring, charging three alleged hackers with using "one of the most finan...

Gerry Smith

FBI Arrests Accused Credit Card Hackers In International Crackdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 06.27.2012 | Business

They went by online nicknames like "Cubby," "404myth," and "JoshTheGod." One had details of more than 50,000 stolen credit cards, authorities said....

Foxconn Hacked! (Could It Be You?)

Christopher Burgess | Posted 04.15.2012 | Technology
Christopher Burgess

The headlines read, "Foxconn Hacked," but could it have just as easily had your name instead? Keep you, your company, and your customers safe by staying secure and closing those windows.

U.S. Warned To Develop New Technology To Counter Cyber Threats

AP | By LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 11.12.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON -- A new study warns that the U.S. must develop cyber intelligence as a new and better coordinated government discipline that can predict c...

Cybercriminals Know Everything About You

Posted 11.01.2011 | Technology

By Ben Rooney, the Wall Street Journal If you want to know just how sophisticated and targeted cyber attacks can be, consider one so-called spear p...

Cybercrime Leapfrogs The Law, Says Justice Department

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 07.11.2011 | Technology

At the Senate hearings on mobile privacy, the Department of Justice took the opportunity to speak on the current dangers of cybercrime, cyberstalking ...

Saki Knafo

Sony PlayStation Network Hack Just The Beginning Of Giant Data Thefts: Experts

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 07.06.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK -- Howard Stringer, the CEO of Sony, apologized to customers Thursday for the "inconvenience and concern" caused by an attack on Sony's compu...

REPORT: Data Breaches Spiked To New Highs In 2010

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 06.19.2011 | Technology

According to a new report by Verizon and the U.S. Secret Service, a record number of data breaches were reported in 2010, though the number of comprom...

Scammers Target Unemployed With Phony Jobs

switched.com | By Amar Toor — Apr 13th 2010 at 4:30PM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Landing a job in a stagnant labor market, as many have found out, is no easy task. The process only becomes more frustrating when cyber-criminals begi...

Cybercriminals Use Facebook To Ensnare Prey

Telegraph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Such scams have been commonplace for years, but fraudsters have traditionally used emails to get hold of cash. Increasingly, savvy cybercriminals are ...