FBI Says Cuba Ransomware ‘Made’ $60 Million by Attacking More Than 100 Organizations

The FBI and the U.S. Infrastructure and Cyber Security Agency (CISA) report that as of August 2022, Cuba ransomware operators have received more than $60 million in ransom from their victims (initially, the hackers requested more than $145 million in ransoms) and have attacked more than 100 organizations around the world. The new security bulletin… Continue reading FBI Says Cuba Ransomware ‘Made’ $60 Million by Attacking More Than 100 Organizations

Ukrainian Cyber Police and Europol Arrested Fraudsters Involved in Fake Investments

The Ukrainian cyber police and Europol have arrested five members of an international network of fraudsters, whose income is estimated at 200 million euros a year. Let me remind you that we wrote that Ukrainian Law Enforcers Arrested Hackers Who Sold More Than 30 Million Accounts, and also that Ukrainian law enforcement officers arrested members… Continue reading Ukrainian Cyber Police and Europol Arrested Fraudsters Involved in Fake Investments

Team Xecuter’s life. How hackers leave after the arrest?

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Gary Bowser, the Nintendo hacker, appears to be a very happy cybercriminal. Despite a prison term and another arrest, the 50-year-old Frenchman is enjoying life. So does his “collegue” – Max Louarn, the chief of Team Xecuter gang. The Nintendo Hacker keeps going As reported by SecurityLab in February of this year, Gary Bowser was… Continue reading Team Xecuter’s life. How hackers leave after the arrest?

Joint Operation: SSNDOB Personal Data Darknet Market Seized

What SSNDOB Was Before Its Servers Were Seized The US Department of Justice, Internal Revenue Service, and Federal Bureau of Investigation have joined forces with law enforcement authorities in Latvia and Cyprus to seize the SSNDOB darknet market. They informed the public about the operation in the official report on June 7, 2022. SSNDOB used… Continue reading Joint Operation: SSNDOB Personal Data Darknet Market Seized

State Department Offers $1 million for Info on Russian Hackers

The US State Department has announced a reward amounting up to 10 million dollars for the information about six presumably Russian intelligence agents accused by the US authorities of involvement in the 2017 NotPetya virus hacker attacks. The announcement states that the reward is intended for anyone who can provide information to help identify and… Continue reading State Department Offers $1 million for Info on Russian Hackers

Fraudsters arrested for years running fake site to order assassinations

Romanian police have arrested five men behind the dark web’s most notorious assassinations sites: Besa Mafia, Camorra Hitman, and, more recently, Hitman Marketplace #1. The resource was fake, and the site administrators did not know any killers, but this did not stop them from taking from 5,000 to 20,000 dollars in bitcoins to search for… Continue reading Fraudsters arrested for years running fake site to order assassinations

The FBI believes that the HelloKitty cryptor is controlled by operators from Ukraine

A medical organization from Oregon, which recently reported a breach and data leak, accidentally made it clear that, according to the FBI, HelloKitty (FiveHands) malware is controlled by operators from the territory of Ukraine. As a rule, law enforcement agencies do not disclose the collected information about hacker groups while the process of gathering evidence,… Continue reading The FBI believes that the HelloKitty cryptor is controlled by operators from Ukraine

FBI study guide showed what data law enforcement officers can get from instant messengers

An FBI study guide has been made publicly available as part of a Freedom of Information law request filed by Property of the People, an American non-profit organization that deals with government transparency. The resulting document contains training tips for agents and explains what kind of data can be obtained from the operators of various… Continue reading FBI study guide showed what data law enforcement officers can get from instant messengers

Hackers broke into FBI mail server and sent fake cyberattack alerts

Last weekend, unknown hackers managed to broke into the mail server of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Hackers used the access to send letters that imitated FBI alerts about cyberattacks and data theft. Spamhaus, a non-profit spam-tracking organization, reported that such emails were delivered to tens of thousands of recipients in two waves. At… Continue reading Hackers broke into FBI mail server and sent fake cyberattack alerts

Media said that the REvil sites were hacked by law enforcement agencies

Reuters reports that the recent shutdown of the REvil hack group was due to hack of hacker’s sites by law enforcement agencies. Let me remind you that earlier this week the operations of the ransomware REvil were again suspended, as an unknown person hacked the group’s website, through which hackers accepted payments from victims and… Continue reading Media said that the REvil sites were hacked by law enforcement agencies