Posts Tagged ‘Fraudsters’

HackersFraudsters have earned $200 million from the sale of stolen credit card data.

For its activities criminals have created a special web portal.

11 people in the U.S., the UK and Vietnam were arrested for organizing a criminal group that engaged in theft of credit card customers of banks. Throughout her work fraudsters managed to steal about $200 million. This message was posted on the website of the Serious Organised Crime Agency UK (SOCA).

“As part of a special operation we were able to neutralize one of the largest networks for online fraud in the world, whose organizers were kidnapped credit card data. Those who trades in such crimes should know that they are not anonymous and are not beyond the reach of law enforcement agencies, “ – said in a statement law enforcement. (more…)

browser history for blackmail

Blackmail

The virus has learned to use the browser history for blackmail

Fraudsters who send fake notifications on behalf of the government or law enforcement authorities that the user’s computer listed for suspicious activity, began to use the new technology. For greater credibility of its threats cybercriminals started using browsers history of victims.

Recall that extortionists usually send notice to potential victims that they have ever visited prohibited resources, or are engaged in distribution of illegal content, and so the system was subjected to blocking. To unlock the computer user to pay a fine.

Malefactors are sure that scared owners of the blocked computers won’t understand the events and silently will pay fine. (more…)