The FBI suspects that 24-year-old Hamza Bendelladj, an Algerian national, developed, marketed, distributed and controlled the notorious botnet toolkit, used to steal millions of dollars from online bank accounts.
Slovenian police on Thursday raided 12 homes and arrested five Slovenian citizens in connection with sending malware-packed email to small and medium businesses' accounting departments.
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An alleged hacker, suspected by the FBI of stealing millions of dollars from online bank accounts, has been arrested by Thai police and paraded in front of the world's media.
Police in the Philippines have arrested more than 350 Chinese and Taiwanese nationals in a massive sting operation against a phone-based account takeover scam.
A Maine construction company that saw its online bank account fraudulently drained of almost $600,000 might get some of it back due to what a US federal court has deemed shoddy security systems at its bank.
A recent report has shown a large increase in the number of fraudulent phone calls attempting to voice phish customers of US banks.
A TV news report raises concern about the NFC-enabled contactless cards being used by Barclays banking customers. Professor Alan Woodward explores what he believes to be the real issue.
A mere three years after a South African bank spent $1.8 million on a new fraud-detection system, hackers managed to swindle $6.7 million out from under that system's nose. Although customer funds are thought to be safe, would you actually trust your money to an institution vulnerable to getting hacked so brutally?
A large increase in bank phishing emails was spotted today in SophosLabs. Users are being tricked into opening HTML attachments to provide criminals with credit cards and personal information.
A hacker involved in the "most sophisticated and organised computer fraud attack ever" has avoided a jail sentence.
Is Russia being tough enough on cybercriminals?
The NASDAQ stock exchange has called in investigators from the FBI after discovering it had become the target of hackers.
It says that "at no point" were its trading systems compromised, but major Fortune 500 companies may still have cause for concern.
In malware analysis, it is quite common to come across attacks that you quite simply cannot believe could really work. I quite often find myself asking the question how anyone could actually fall victim to that? Yesterday, one of my colleagues was analyzing a banking Trojan that provided just such a case.
Sir Paul Stephenson, the Metropolitan Police Commissioner, has described how 'traditional' organised crime in Britain is "waking up to the profits and uses of e-crime" and that the authorities need to be properly funded to respond. Writing in the Sunday Read more…
The US Department of Justice has charged more than 60 people in connection with a criminal scheme involving the ZBot Trojan horse. ZBot, also known as Zeus, is a family of malware that can hijack your computer, making it part Read more…