cybercriminals

microsoft

Hackers Could Read Your Hotmail, MSN, and Outlook Emails by Abusing Microsoft Support

Hackers abused a Microsoft customer support portal that allowed them to read the emails of any non-corporate account.
Joseph Cox
4.14.19
Apple

How Hackers and Scammers Break into iCloud-Locked iPhones

In a novel melding of physical and cybercrime, hackers, thieves, and even independent repair companies are finding ways to "unlock iCloud" from iPhones.
Joseph Cox
Jason Koebler
2.6.19
cybercrime

The Dark Overlord Decrypts More 9/11 Insurance Files

After apparently raising thousands of dollars through a crowdfunding effort, The Dark Overlord have decrypted a set of the 9/11 attack connected litigation documents.
Joseph Cox
1.4.19
cybercrime

Hacker Banner Ads Are Totally Wild

While the advertising industry generally moved away from banner adverts, they’re still very much alive, well, and kicking on cybercrime forums.
Joseph Cox
12.14.18
calm down

Against Hack Porn

Media outlets often cover fanciful hacking techniques, but they need to make it clear that these attacks will probably never apply to most readers.
Joseph Cox
2.26.18
Internet

Even Cybercriminals Get Spammed

Including Russian-speaking crooks.
Joseph Cox
1.24.17
News

Cybercriminals Promise to Donate Ransom To Charity (SUUUURE!)

Yeah, OK.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.5.16
Documentary

These Are the Data Centers Where Cybercriminals Hide

A new documentary shows how hackers went from storing data behind concrete walls and barbed wire to hiding it in plain sight.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.9.16
Valentine's Day

DDoS Attacks and Ransom Notes Hit Online Florists Before Valentine’s Day

One florist supposedly received a ransom demand from cybercriminals too.
Joseph Cox
2.13.16
Motherboard Blog

The FBI's Most Wanted Cyber-Criminals Have Terrible Aliases

No one's topping "Pretty Boy Floyd" in this group.
Ben Richmond
11.8.13