A Canadian and U.S. dual-national was sentenced to 11 years in prison for laundering illicit funds from cybercrime schemes such as business email compromise, ATM cash-outs, and bank cyber-heists.
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Israel’s foreign minister on Wednesday played down criticism of the country’s regulation of the cyberespionage firm NSO Group but vowed to step up efforts to ensure the company’s controversial spyware doesn’t fall into the wrong hands. read more Source: Read More (SecurityWeek RSS Feed)
End-to-end encrypted email service provider ProtonMail has drawn criticism after it ceded to a legal request and shared the IP address of anti-gentrification activists with law enforcement authorities, leading to their arrests in France. The Switzerland-based company said it received a “legally binding order from the Swiss Federal Department of Justice” related to a collective called Youth for […]
A security researcher has published this week a tool to flood Cobalt Strike servers—often used by malware gangs—with fake beacons in order to corrupt their internal databases of infected systems. Named CobaltSpam, the tool was developed by security researcher Mario Henkel. Henkel told The Record today that he created the tool on top of CobaltStrikeParser, a project from security firm […]