Alleged creator of Fruitfly indicted for 13 years of spying

A 28-year-old Ohio programmer is charged with creating the Fruitfly malware to spy on thousands of unsuspecting victims and produce child pornography. Categories: Cybercrime Hacking Tags: child pornographyfruitflyfruitfly creator indictedmalware (Read more...) The post Alleged creator of Fruitfly indicted for 13 years of spying appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.
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Man Charged With Spying on MacOS Users with Malware for 13 Years

A computer programmer from Ohio was recently indicted on 16 charges involving developing and using spyware to exfiltrate sensitive user data, and producing child pornography. Developed for MacOS devices, the FruitFly malware is believed to have been infecting thousands of victims for over 13 years. Although security experts estimate that it remained undetected for years,
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Labs report: summer ushers in unprecedented season of breaches

In this edition of the Malwarebytes Cybercrime Tactics and Techniques report, we saw a number of high profile breaches targeting the personal information of hundreds of millions of people. We also observed shifts in malware distribution, the revival of some old families, and found cases of international tech support scams. Categories: Malwarebytes news Tags: 3rd quarterandroid malwareastrumbreachcerbercybercrimecybercrime tactics and techniquesemotetEquifaxexploit kitfrancophonefruitflyglobeimposterLockymac malwaremalicious spammalspamMalwarebytesmalwarebytes labsnational health serviceNHSoceanlotusq3 2017reportRIGsmartscreensonictech support scamstrickbottrojan.clicker.hyjwhole foods (Read more...) The post Labs report: summer ushers in unprecedented season of breaches appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.
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