can hack into social networking accounts, impersonating people's friends, and conning them into sending money to the crook's account.
Are Stealing and Selling Virtual Assets for the Most Popular Online Games
Some companies are under regular cyber attack and they The cybercrooks
are mostly based outside the country and since the money is paid online through Bitcoins, it is difficult to track I am not going to pay them the ransom.
Keith Ross, part of an international team of researchers who uncovered the problem, said blackmailers or other cybercrooks
could use the flaw to track the travels of a cheating spouse.
are increasingly capitalising on the mass adoption of mobile devices by exploiting smartphone users, at home or at work.
CYBERCROOKS have used a university's internal network to swindle students out of thousands of pounds.
Infected machines are contaminated with other forms of malware, in particular scareware (rogue anti-virus), an easy and most profitable mechanism in general for cybercrooks
to make money.
A world full of vulnerable computers and cybercrooks
means those quarterly revenues won't disappoint.
De Borchgrave, supra note 19 (noting that "Cyberheists have netted billions for cybercrooks
lt;p>Last month, the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center noted that as of October, cybercrooks
had attempted to steal approximately $100 million from U.
The stolen money is transferred to a money mule account and then forwarded to the cybercrooks
to prevent any direct money trail
In its Latest Cybercrime Intelligence Report, Finjan Shows how Cybercrooks
Used a Combination of Trojans and Money Mules to Successfully Avoid Anti-Fraud Systems to Steal Euro 300,000 in 22 Days
Jude Law, who was last month revealed to be fathering a child with actress and model Samantha Burke, had the second highest percentage of related websites targeted by cybercrooks
It took international cybercrooks
a while to learn about Saudi banks.
use rootkits to hide other nefarious programs on compromised PCs.