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Pierluigi Paganini October 24, 2023
Spain police dismantled a cybercriminal group who stole the data of 4 million individuals

The Spanish police have arrested 34 members of the cybercriminal group that is accused of having stolen data of over four million individuals. The Spanish police have arrested 34 members of a cybercriminal group that is suspected to have stolen data of over four million individuals. The authorities conducted 16 searches in Madrid, Málaga, Huelva, […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 31, 2023
Cyber Police of Ukraine arrested members of a gang that defrauded EU citizens of $4.33M

The Cyber Police of Ukraine, with law enforcement officials from Czechia, has arrested several members of a gang responsible for $4.33 million scam. The Cyber Police of Ukraine, with the support of law enforcement officials from the Czech Republic, has arrested several members of a cybercriminal ring that defrauded EU citizens of $4.33 million with […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 19, 2022
Black Friday and Cyber Monday, crooks are already at work

Every year during Black Friday and Cyber Monday, crooks take advantage of the bad habits of users with fraudulent schema. Researchers at Bitdefender Antispam Lab have analyzed during the last weeks the fraudulent activities associated with Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The experts noticed that between October 26 and November 6, the rate of unsolicited […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 06, 2022
19-Year-Old man arrested for misusing leaked record from Optus Breach

The Australian Federal Police (AFP) arrested a 19-year-old teen from Sydney for attempting to use data from the Optus data breach in SMS scams. The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has arrested a 19-year-old teen from Sydney for allegedly attempting to use data leaked after the Optus data breach in a fraudulent scheme aimed at extorting […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 10, 2022
Scammers live-streamed on YouTube a fake Apple crypto event

Scammers live-streamed on YouTube an old interview with Tim Cook as part of a fake Apple crypto event, and tens of thousands of users viewed it. Cybercriminals were live-streaming on YouTube an old interview with Tim Cook as part of a fake Apple crypto event, and tens of thousands of users viewed it. The interview […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 01, 2022
US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) warns of the rise of smishing attacks

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) warned Americans of the rising threat of smishing (robotexts) attacks. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued an alert to warn Americans of the rising threat of smishing (robotexts) attacks aimed at stealing their personal information or for financial scams. “The FCC’s Robocall Response Team is alerting consumers to the rising […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 06, 2022
How the thriving fraud industry within Facebook attacks independent media

Experts investigate how stolen Facebook accounts are used as part of a well-established fraud industry inside Facebook. No eyebrows were raised in Quriums security operation center when the independent Philippine media outlet Bulatlat once again got DDoSed, as they are a frequent target of such digital attacks. However, when we noticed that the attack traffic came from […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 03, 2021
Watch out for Omicron COVID-19-themed phishing messages!

Threat actors have started to exploit the interest in the Omicron COVID-19 variant and are using it as a lure in phishing campaigns. Crooks have already started exploiting the interest in the Omicron COVID-19 variant and are using it as a lure in phishing attacks. People are interested in the spreading of the new variant, […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 25, 2021
FBI warns of crooks targeting online shoppers during the holiday season

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) warns of cybercriminals targeting online shoppers during the holiday season. The FBI warns of cyber criminals targeting online shoppers during the holiday season. In this period netizens hope to take advantage of online bargains and are more active online, for this reason they are more exposed to the risk […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 01, 2021
Squid Game Cryptocurrency exit scam! Operators made $2.1 Million

Operators behind the Squid Game cryptocurrency have exit scam making off with an estimated $2.1 million. Operators behind the Squid Game cryptocurrency have exit scam making off with an estimated $2.1 million just after a week from its launch. Gizmodo, which first reported the news, initially warned of a potential scam because investors were not allowed to sell the […]