New type of ATM skimming attacks

ATMs in Europe have lately been hit with skimming attacks that are not only effective, but also rather brazen – the criminals have taken to reprogramming the …

Palin e-mail hacker sentenced

After a number of delays, former University of Tennessee student David Kernel has finally received his sentence for compromising Sarah Palin’s Yahoo! e-mail account back …

Sextortionist hacker caught by FBI

This has not been a good week for perverts on the Internet. First one gets arrested for hacking into e-mail and Facebook accounts of his female victims and sending their …

Perverted Facebook hacker targeted women

The recent arrest of a 23-year-old California man that has allegedly hacked e-mail accounts of more than 170 women and posted sexually explicit pictures found within them to …

Alleged spam kingpin under investigation

31-year old Russian Igor Gusev is being investigated by the Russian police because they believe him to be the central figure behind the well-known spamming affiliate program …

Global e-crime gang transitions to crimeware

The world’s most prolific phishing gang has completed a transition from using conventional phishing to massively propagating stealthy password-stealing crimeware that …

A cyber criminal’s key to vulnerable systems

New, advanced evasion techniques (AET) that can pose a serious threat to existing network security systems worldwide, according to Stonesoft. These AET threats significantly …

Spammers using new URL obfuscation technique

Spammers and scammers are always on the lookout for new tricks to use to bypass URL filters and deliver the links to unsuspecting victims, and lately they have discovered that …