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Fla. Man Charged in SIM-Swapping Spree is Key Suspect in Hacker Groups Oktapus, Scattered Spider

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authorities arrested a 19-year-old Florida man charged with wire fraud, aggravated identity theft, and conspiring with others to use SIM-swapping to steal cryptocurrency. 9, 2024, U.S. technology companies during the summer of 2022.

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Using Google Search to Find Software Can Be Risky

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Google continues to struggle with cybercriminals running malicious ads on its search platform to trick people into downloading booby-trapped copies of popular free software applications.

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Tech CEO Sentenced to 5 Years in IP Address Scheme

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based technology company Micfo LLC , has been sentenced to five years in prison for wire fraud. Amir Golestan , the 40-year-old CEO of the Charleston, S.C. Canada, and parts of the Caribbean.

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The Fake Browser Update Scam Gets a Makeover

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One of the oldest malware tricks in the book — hacked websites claiming visitors need to update their Web browser before they can view any content — has roared back to life in the past few months.

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Russian Reshipping Service ‘SWAT USA Drop’ Exposed

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The login page for the criminal reshipping service SWAT USA Drop. One of the largest cybercrime services for laundering stolen merchandise was hacked recently, exposing its internal operations, finances and organizational structure.

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US Harbors Prolific Malicious Link Shortening Service

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The top-level domain for the United States — US — is home to thousands of newly-registered domains tied to a malicious link shortening service that facilitates malware and phishing scams, new research suggests. The findings come close on the heels of a report that identified.US

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Phishers Spoof USPS, 12 Other Natl’ Postal Services

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The fake USPS phishing page. Recent weeks have seen a sizable uptick in the number of phishing scams targeting U.S. Postal Service (USPS) customers. Here’s a look at an extensive SMS phishing operation that tries to steal personal and financial data by spoofing the USPS, as well as postal services in at least a dozen other countries.

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