Cybercrime

  • Puerto Rico Feb 15

    3 Employees Suspended in $4M Puerto Rico Online Scam

    Puerto Rico’s government says it suspended three employees as federal agents investigate an online scam that attempted to steal more than $4 million from the U.S. territory.

  • university of new haven Feb 11

    UNH Celebrates NSA Designation, New Cybersecurity Center

    We frequently hear of cyberattacks around the world and here in Connecticut, whether it’s a school system or a major company. Those cyberattacks are always a threat and the University of New Haven is taking the lead in fighting them with its growing cybersecurity program, recently awarded by the National Security Agency. “Since 2013 we’ve been ramping up cybersecurity...

  • Cybercrime Jan 31

    FBI Warns of New Online Threat to Personal, Credit Card Information

    Federal authorities have a consumer warning for shoppers. Hidden skimming devices (commonly thought to be attached to gas station pumps and ATMs) have gone high-tech. “It’s hard to put really — definite numbers around it. But one thing we know for sure is that millions of credit card numbers have been stolen, even over the course of the past two…

  • Cybercrime Dec 5, 2019

    2 Russians Charged in Multimillion-Dollar Malware Scheme

    The Justice Department has unsealed charges against two Russian men in what authorities say is one of the worst computer hacking and bank fraud schemes of the past decade. The men are charged in a 10-count indictment filed in federal court in Pittsburgh. The charges relate to the creation of malware made to automate the theft of personal and banking...

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