Investment scams that involve grooming a target to invest in fraudulent endeavors took off like a rocket in 2022 and led all cyber crime, racking up $3.3 billion in losses on the year.
Ransomware Attacks Affected 649 Critical Infrastructure Organizations in 2021, FBI Cyber Crime Report Says
FBI's annual internet crime report says cyber crime losses increased by almost two-thirds while ransomware attacks remain the greatest risk to critical infrastructure organizations.
FBI Annual Internet Crime Report: Record Number of Cyber Crime Complaints in 2020, Business Email Compromise Hits Hardest Despite Rise in Ransomware and Phishing
The FBI and IC3’s recently released 2020 Internet Crime Report reveals that complaints of cyber crime nearly doubled from 2019, hitting an all-time record total of 791,790.
UK National Cyber Security Center Warns of Increased Threat of Ransomware Attacks, Some Victims Hit Multiple Times
UK's NCSC issued an alert over the growing risk of ransomware attacks as threat actors diversified attack vectors and monetization methods, with some victims hit by repeat attacks shortly after paying a ransom.
Europol’s Cybercrime Report Names Privacy Coins and Wallets, and Decentralized Markets as Top Cyberthreats
Europol's cybercrime report names privacy coins and wallets, and decentralized markets as the top cyber threats. These privacy-enhanced digital services made it more challenging for law enforcement agencies.
To really combat cybercrime, we have to change the economics of the whole deal to make it more expensive or the consequences too high for cyber criminals.
Dark web marketplaces have a constant tension between maintaining customer service while simultaneously trying to get away with manipulative or even outright customer-hostile measures.
The seemingly odd focus on relative trivialities during the Twitter hack (“OG” usernames and crypto scamming) is due to the culprit being an inexperienced minor.
Hacker "fxmsp" has been selling backdoor access to hundreds of corporate networks in 44 countries for two years, pulling in well over a million dollars from clients.
DHS and FBI published the top 10 most exploited vulnerabilities over the last four years. providing insight into how cybercriminals are taking advantage of well-known software vulnerabilities.