Cybercriminals have learned how to hack online seller profiles. They use them to post phony bargains and defraud the buyers. The consequences are angry customers, discredited sellers and millions of euros in damage.
Recent revelations that Uber paid a $100,000 ransom to two hackers has surprised many experts. But a look back at recent history shows a growing trend; for hackers it’s becoming a lucrative way of life.
A Russian hacker has been sentenced to 27 years in US prison, drawing a response from Moscow that his arrest was illegal. Prosecutors said they wanted to send a message to hackers around the globe.
International police have orchestrated an incredible double takedown of darknet drug markets, ensnaring countless users. Users fleeing from one illegal online marketplace were lured into a honeypot trap.
Two computer hackers have been sentenced to years in prison for their roles in developing and distributing malware used for digital larceny. Cybercriminals infected millions of computers and drained bank accounts.
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