McAfee announced its annual “12 Scams of the Holidays” list, which includes the most popular ways cybercriminals scam consumers during the holiday season as they surf their digital devices.
The takedown of online drug bazaar Silk Road 2.0 and the arrest of its alleged operator was only the first overt evidence of the success of a bigger law enforcement action.
Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Svartholm Warg has been found guilty of hacking into the mainframe of CSC, a company tasked with keeping and handling sensitive information belonging to the Danish police, and exfiltrating data, and of accessing the Schengen Information System.
Nearly five years after the day he was indicted, Sergei Nicolaevich Tsurikov has finally been sentenced for conspiracy to commit wire fraud and computer intrusion for his involvement in an elaborate scheme which stole over $9.4 million from a credit card processor.
A new scam is taking advantage of Emma Watson’s growing popularity and using the Harry Potter star as bait to spread malware on Facebook, warns antivirus solutions provider Bitdefender.
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