“BriansClub” Hack Rescues 26M Stolen Cards

“BriansClub” Hack Rescues 26M Stolen Cards

"BriansClub," a popular underground store for buying stolen credit card data that uses Yours Truly's likeness in its advertising, has itself been hacked. The data stolen from BriansClub encompasses more than 26 ...
Phishers are Angling for Your Cloud Providers

Phishers are Angling for Your Cloud Providers

Many companies are now outsourcing their marketing efforts to cloud-based Customer Relationship Management (CRM) providers. But when accounts at those CRM providers get hacked or phished, the results can be damaging for ...
Feds Bust Up Dark Web Hub Wall Street Market

Feds Bust Up Dark Web Hub Wall Street Market

Federal investigators in the United States, Germany and the Netherlands announced today the arrest and charging of three German nationals and a Brazilian man as the alleged masterminds behind the Wall Street ...
‘Land Lordz’ Service Powers Airbnb Scams

‘Land Lordz’ Service Powers Airbnb Scams

Scammers who make a living swindling Airbnb.com customers have a powerful new tool at their disposal: A software-as-a-service offering called "Land Lordz," which helps automate the creation and management of fake Airbnb ...
Bomb Threat, Sextortion Spammers Abused Weakness at GoDaddy.com

Bomb Threat, Sextortion Spammers Abused Weakness at GoDaddy.com

Two of the most disruptive and widely-received spam email campaigns over the past few months -- including an ongoing sextortion email scam and a bomb threat hoax that shut down dozens of ...
Dirt-Cheap, Legit, Windows Software: Pick Two

Dirt-Cheap, Legit, Windows Software: Pick Two

Buying heavily discounted, popular software from second-hand sources online has always been something of an iffy security proposition. But purchasing steeply discounted licenses for cloud-based subscription products like recent versions of Microsoft ...
How to Shop Online Like a Security Pro

How to Shop Online Like a Security Pro

'Tis the season when even those who know a thing or two about Internet scams tend to let down their guard in the face of an eye-popping discount or the stress of ...
That Domain You Forgot to Renew? Yeah, it’s Now Stealing Credit Cards

That Domain You Forgot to Renew? Yeah, it’s Now Stealing Credit Cards

If you own a domain name that gets decent traffic and you fail to pay its annual renewal fee, chances are this mistake will be costly for you and for others. Lately, ...
Busting SIM Swappers and SIM Swap Myths

Busting SIM Swappers and SIM Swap Myths

KrebsOnSecurity recently had a chance to interview members of the REACT Task Force, a team of law enforcement officers and prosecutors based in Santa Clara, Calif. that has been tracking down individuals ...
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