Is crypto’s criminal rollercoaster approaching a terminal dip?

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 14 Jul 2021 14:00:55 +0000

We look at whether the current environment will eventually become unsustainable for those wanting to exert others with ransomware.

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DOJ recovers pipeline ransom, signals more aggressive approach to cybercrime

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Tue, 08 Jun 2021 09:53:22 +0000

The US Department of Justice announced Monday that it recovered much of the ransomware payment that Colonial Pipeline paid to Darkside.

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Bizarro: a banking Trojan full of nasty tricks

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 18 May 2021 16:03:11 +0000

Unfortunately for you, Bizarro malware is a banking Trojan that comes with a bag of tricks and a versatile backdoor.

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Bitcoin scammers phish for wallet recovery codes on Twitter

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2021 17:38:12 +0000

Cryptocurrency scammers are on the prowl for wallet recovery phrases, under the pretence of trying to be helpful.

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Fake Trezor app steals more than $1 million worth of crypto coins

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 10:08:05 +0000

Several users of Trezor, a small hardware device that acts as a cryptocurrency wallet, have lost fortunes after being duped by a phishing app.

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Fake Trezor app steals more that $1 million worth of crypto coins

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 10:08:05 +0000

Several users of Trezor, a small hardware device that acts as a cryptocurrency wallet, have lost fortunes after being duped by a phishing app.

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Teen behind 2020 Twitter hack pleads guilty

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2021 10:00:27 +0000

The teen behind the Twitter hack of 2020 pleaded guilty to several charges as part of a deal in which he will serve three years in prison.

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