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Challenger bank Dave affected by data breach

28 Jul 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

US-based challenger bank Dave has confirmed that it was the victim of a data breach that impacted up to 7.5 million customers.

Dave, challenger bank, US, United States, data breach, Waydev, TPP, bcrypt, GitHub Oath token, FBI, Crowdstrike

Cosmic Lynx responsible for more than 200 BEC attacks against corporations

08 Jul 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Cosmic Lynx, a new group believed to be from the Russian cybercriminal space, has been responsible for more than 200 BEC attacks since July 2019, according to Agari researchers.

Cosmic Lynx, Russia, BEC, cybercrime, cybercriminals, business email compromise, return on investment, social engineering attacks, BEC attacks, FBI IC3 report, Fortune 500, Global 2000

Hackers exploit plugin vulnerabilities, FBI warns

19 May 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

The FBI has warned that hackers are exploiting a three-year-old vulnerability in a Magento plugin to take over online stores.

FBI, Magento, online stores, plugin vulnerability, malicious script, web skimming, e-skimming, bug, attacks, malicious code, payment details, hackers, credentials, fraud

FBI reveals report of top countries which are cybercrime victims

24 Feb 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Internet Crime Report for 2019 has revealed that India stands third in the world among top 20 countries that are victims of internet crimes. 

India, cybercrime, victims, FBI, UK, Canada, internet crimes, scams, fraud, criminals, fraudulent actions, pharming

Internet fraud cost Americans USD 3.5 mln in 2019, FBI says

13 Feb 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Via an annual report on cybercrime, FBI has revealed that criminals are focusing on previously successful internet scams to defraud businesses and individuals in the US. 

cyberscams, ransomware, FBI, fraud, cybercrimes, US, phishing, BEC, threats, account compromise, financial information

Fraudster uses phone scam, pretending to be FBI

28 Jan 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

The FBI has warned the public regarding a phone scam that spoofs or fraudulently displays the FBI’s telephone number on the victim’s caller ID.

phone scam, FBI, money, spoofing, fraudulent activities, ID, impersonation, government

MyPayrollHR CEO arrested, charged with bank fraud

30 Sep 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

MyPayrollHR CEO has been arrested and allegedly confessed he absconded USD 35 million in payroll and tax deposits from customers.

MyPayrollHR, bank fraud, FBI, fraud prevention, tax deposits, payroll, check kiting, checks

Operation Rewired arrests 281 people over money-transfer frauds

13 Sep 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

An operation conducted by FBI, called Operation Rewired, has led to the arrest of 281 people, in 10 countries, suspected of carrying out large-scale money-transfer frauds.

Operation Rewired, FBI, wire transfer fraud, BEC fraud, money transfers, fraud prevention

FBI finds Nigerian executive responsible of USD 11 mln email scam at Caterpillar

20 Aug 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Obinwanne Okeke, a Nigerian businessman that stole USD 11 million from one victim alone, has been accused of business email compromise fraud (BEC).

email compromise fraud, FBI, fraud prevention, wire transfers scams, online security

FBI seeks information from victims of crypto exchange QuadrigaCX

05 Jun 2019 | Cryptocurrencies

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has asked victims affected by the QuadrigaCX collapse to come forward and complete a questionnaire to aid with its investigation.

FBI, victims, QuadrigaCX, cryptocurrency, exchange, Canada, ID, verification, transactions, wallet, bank accounts, US, cold wallets, private keys, fraud

FBIs annual security report shows cyber-enabled costs rose in 2018

29 Apr 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

The statistics gathered by the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) revealed that Internet-enabled theft was responsible for over USD 2.7 billion in financial losses in 2018.

business email compromise, confidence fraud, cybercrime, FBI, US, fraud prevention, online security

FBI seizes USD 4.5 mln cryptocurrency in dark web bust

28 Mar 2019 | Cryptocurrencies

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has revealed its latest dark web investigation, which saw over USD 4 million worth of cryptocurrency seized from criminals.

FBI, cryptocurrency, dark web, online criminal activity, gold, DEA, HSI, CBP, regulations, government, identity, fraud, cybersecurity

Exclusive interview with the FBI on ICOs and cryptocurrencies

19 Feb 2019 | Interviews

ICOs and cryptocurrencies have experienced a dramatic increase between 2017 and 2018, and fraudsters know it

FBI, ICO, crypto, cryptocurrencies, STOs, money laundering, Bitcoin ATM, fraud prevention, fraud scheme, due diligence

FBI investigates payment fraud case in Teton school district

27 Dec 2018 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

The US police has been notified of a USD 784,833.71 payment made to a fraudulent bank account, accessed through a district email account.

FBI, payments, fraud, Teton, banks, US, insurance, risk management, funds, accounts

Facebook confirms 29 million users affected by data breach

16 Oct 2018 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Facebook has announced that cyber attackers stole data from 29 million accounts using an automated program that moved from one friend to the next.

data breach, cyber attack, Facebook, phishing, FBI

US government warns FIs to stay alert on malicious cash-out scheme

12 Oct 2018 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

The FBI together with the US government have identified indicators of compromise (IOCs) used by the North Korean government in an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) cash-out scheme.

FBI, US government, malicious campaign, cash out scheme, US, ATM, FASTCash, banks, HIDDEN COBRA