Research links three major cybercriminal gangs to 30% of all global non-credit data breaches. Two Canadian teens are presumed to be directly attributed to roughly 42% of all non-credit card related data breaches that occurred between January 2017 to June of 2020.
Investigation showed that scammers manually access 91% of compromised accounts within a week, 50% within 12 hours, and used them to send bulk credential phishing messages.
Threat group commits financial theft by hiding inside the victims’ networks for months while studying their financial systems and injecting fraudulent transactions into regular activity.
Hackers donated thousands of dollars in stolen Bitcoins to various charitable causes. While it's unclear what the true motives are, the donations will almost certainly be forfeit.