Scammers Sent Uber to Take Elderly Lady to the Bank

Scammers Sent Uber to Take Elderly Lady to the Bank

Email scammers sent an Uber to the home of an 80-year-old woman who responded to a well-timed email scam, in a bid to make sure she went to the bank and wired ...
Massive Losses Define Epidemic of ‘Pig Butchering’

Massive Losses Define Epidemic of ‘Pig Butchering’

U.S. state and federal investigators are being inundated with reports from people who’ve lost hundreds of thousands or millions of dollars in connection with a complex investment scam known as “pig butchering,” ...
US Gov't Flip-Flops on NSO Group Sale to L3Harris

US Gov’t Flip-Flops on NSO Group Sale to L3Harris

NSO Group, notorious makers of the notorious Pegasus spyware, has been in acquisition talks with huge defense contractor L3Harris ...
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DoJ, FBI, IRS Make Empty Boast: SSNDOB ‘Seized’

DoJ, FBI, IRS Make Empty Boast: SSNDOB ‘Seized’

Feds are gloating over their “seizure” of the notorious SSNDOB marketplace, which traded in stolen personal information. But the action seems too little, too late ...
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iOS vs Android | Which Offers Better SECURITY and PRIVACY?

Apple Mail Privacy Protection, Government Agencies Reveal Top Attack Vectors, Is Big Brother Watching You at Work?

What is Apple Mail Privacy Protection and how does it hide your IP address, so senders can’t link it to your online activity or determine your location, government authorities such as the ...
FBI Warrantless Searches, Passwordless Sign-Ins, Keylogging Web Forms

FBI Warrantless Searches, Passwordless Sign-Ins, Keylogging Web Forms

The FBI searched emails, texts and other electronic communications of 3.4 million U.S. residents without a warrant, Apple, Google, and Microsoft have announced they will support a new passwordless sign-in standard created ...
DEA Investigating Breach of Law Enforcement Data Portal

DEA Investigating Breach of Law Enforcement Data Portal

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) says it is investigating reports that hackers gained unauthorized access to an agency portal that taps into 16 different federal law enforcement databases. KrebsOnSecurity has learned ...
$43 billion stolen through Business Email Compromise since 2016, reports FBI

$43 billion stolen through Business Email Compromise since 2016, reports FBI

Over US $43 billion has been lost through Business Email Compromise attacks since 2016, according to data released this week by the FBI. The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) issued a ...
Chinese Meng FCC Thousand Talents Program

FBI Director Warns of Chinese Espionage Threats

FBI Director Christopher Wray said in an interview on CBS’s Sunday news program 60 Minutes that the current level of cybersecurity threats from China was “unprecedented in history” and highlighted the country’s ...
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Fighting Fake EDRs With ‘Credit Ratings’ for Police

Fighting Fake EDRs With ‘Credit Ratings’ for Police

When KrebsOnSecurity last month explored how cybercriminals were using hacked email accounts at police departments worldwide to obtain warrantless Emergency Data Requests (EDRs) from social media and technology providers, many security experts ...