US Federal agencies warn businesses against mistakenly hiring North Korean hackers

The Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) has alerted the general public and businesses against unwittingly hiring North Korean IT workers.

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US names and shames Venezuelan doctor as notorious ransomware maker

The U.S. has named a Venezuelan cardiologist as the alleged mastermind behind the notorious Thanos ransomware. According to the U.S. Justice Department, Moises Luis Zagala Gonzalez, 55, created and distributed the Thanos software, a ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) operation that allowed its users to create and deploy their own ransomware variants. Zagala allegedly sold and rented out […]

OneCoin creator, Ruja Ignatova, declared wanted in Europe

Europol has placed the founder of OneCoin cryptocurrency, Ruja Ignatova, on its list of most wanted criminals.

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Criminals continue to scam people with fake crypto ads on Facebook using Martin Lewis’ images

Criminals continue to use Money Saving Expert founder Martin Lewis’ image to defraud investors via Facebook Ads, despite Lewis settling a lawsuit with Facebook’s parent Meta over the illegal use of his photos in such scams years ago, The Independent reported.

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Mining Capital Coin CEO charged with $62M crypto fraud

The United States Department of Justice has unsealed an indictment charging Luiz Capuci Jr., the CEO of Mining Capital Coin (MCC), for orchestrating a $62 million global investment and fraud scheme.

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