Let's meet a Romanian eBay scammer

Thursday, 2 August 2007, 5:18 AM EST

The past few years have seen an increase in eBay and phishing scams out of Romania. Our resident scambusters have privately been tracking one operation in particular - a group of young Romanians that have been scamming people around the world for thousands of dollars over the past year.

The scammers hack machines for use as eBay phishing hosts, then use the acquired Paypal accounts and passwords to buy expensive items on eBay. The phishing efforts also net them plenty of eBay accounts, which are then used to hold bogus online auctions.

At Broadband Reports.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

USBdriveby: Compromising computers with a $20 microcontroller

Posted on 19 December 2014.  |  Security researcher Samy Kamkar has devised a fast and easy way to compromise an unlocked computer and open a backdoor on it: a simple and cheap ($20) pre-programmed Teensy microcontroller.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Fri, Dec 19th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //