Tag Archives: Enforcement

Russian Law Enforcement Take Down Several Cybercrime Forums

Russian authorities this week announced that they have seized Ferum Shop, Sky-Fraud, and Trump’s Dumps, three well-known online shops for stolen payment card data. On February 7, the domains were seized by the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation’s Department “K” division, which left a message on the sites’ homepages to warn of… Read More »

San Francisco 49ers Alert Law Enforcement Over Reported Cyber Attack

Former world No. 1 tennis player Ana Ivanovic and Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti are among several sports stars to buy virtual islands in The Sandbox, the blockchain-based virtual world computer game. Islands were also bought by Bayern Munich winger Kingsley Coman, Swiss tennis player Stan Wawrinka and Dan Holzmann, co-owner of the Swiss soccer… Read More »

Russia Is Cracking Down on Cybercrime. Here Are the Law Enforcement Bodies Leading the Way

Recent takedowns lead to arrests On February 7 and 8, the domains of several well-known Russian-language illicit communities—Ferum Shop, Sky-Fraud, Trump Dumps, and UAS—were seized by Department K, a division of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation that focuses primarily on information technology-related crimes.  In addition to seizing the domains, Russian authorities… Read More »

San Francisco 49ers’ network hit by gang’s ransomware attack; team notifies law enforcement

RICHMOND, Va. — The San Francisco 49ers have been hit by a ransomware attack, with cyber criminals claiming they stole some of the football team’s financial data. The ransomware gang BlackByte recently posted some of the purportedly stolen team documents on a site on the dark web in a file marked “2020 Invoices.” The gang… Read More »

Law Enforcement Blowback, Cyber Insurance Renewals Powering Anti-Ransomware Success

News analysis: SecurityWeek Editor-at-Large Ryan Naraine examines several factors driving success in the fight against data extortion attacks. Nine months after the Colonial Pipeline hack set off a desperate ‘all-hands-on-deck’ response to the ransomware crisis, there’s a general sense that we’ve seen the worst of the data extortion attacks that exploded in 2021 to include… Read More »

California cop killed while house-hunting with girlfriend laid to rest by family, law enforcement

Officer Fernando Uriel Arroyos always stood out. From the moment he joined the Los Angeles Police Department, his skill and passion for his work were recognized by his peers and superiors. And despite a long road faced with obstacles, he never lost sight of becoming a police officer in his community. A funeral service was… Read More »