Italian mafia cybercrime sting leads to 100+ arrests

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2021 11:43:59 +0000

Europol has announced the successful arrest and dismantling of an organized crime ring that is said to have ties with the Italian mob.

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Get AI-powered phishing protection with Sophos Email

Credit to Author: Sally Adam| Date: Thu, 26 Aug 2021 11:30:52 +0000

To protect your users’ inboxes from phishing, look no further than Sophos Email. Alongside advanced anti-spam and malware protection powered by SophosLabs, Sophos Email includes multiple layers of technology to keep your email phish-free. Advanced machine learning identifies phishing imposters and BEC attacks Criminals often impersonate key individuals in an organization to trick other employees [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/bn0_GvXn1MQ” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Wanted: Disgruntled Employees to Deploy Ransomware

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Thu, 19 Aug 2021 16:27:48 +0000

Criminal hackers will try almost anything to get inside a profitable enterprise and secure a million-dollar payday from a ransomware infection. Apparently now that includes emailing employees directly and asking them to unleash the malware inside their employer’s network in exchange for a percentage of any ransom amount paid by the victim company.

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Spear-phishing now targets employees outside the finance and executive teams, report says

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2021 15:38:47 +0000

Employees in “low profile roles,” such as IT and sales, are now favorite targets of spear phishing attacks, says a new report from Barracuda.

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Judge drops hammer, dishes 7 years slammer for BEC and romance scammer

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 09 Jul 2021 16:21:46 +0000

We look at the recent sentencing of a scammer dealing in both business email compromise and romance scams.

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A week in security (June 21 – June 27)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 28 Jun 2021 09:32:05 +0000

A roundup of the most interesting events and happenings in the realm of infosec, from the week June 21 to June 27.

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Business email compromise campaign targets wide range of orgs with gift card scam

Credit to Author: Eric Avena| Date: Thu, 06 May 2021 16:00:15 +0000

Read our investigation of a BEC campaign that used attacker-created email infrastructure to facilitate gift card theft targeting the consumer goods, process manufacturing and agriculture, real estate, discrete manufacturing, and professional services sectors.

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