SA business loses $1.5m to targeted phishing scam

Police issue warning about bank account change notices. The SA Police has issued a warning to companies after a local business was scammed out of $1.5 million by offshore attackerss masquerading as a supplier, having obtained sensitive business information through a targeted phishing campaign. South Australian police suspect the scammers…

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50 arrests for Russia’s largest hacker group

Some 50 suspects from 15 Russian regions have been arrested, believed to be part of Russia’s largest hacking group, responsible for Trojan and botnet attacks on Russian banks, stealing some £57 million. Earlier this month the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB in Russian), together with the Interior Ministry, conducted a…

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Man arrested for inhaling chemicals

Union County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a 23-year-old Delaware man for abusing harmful intoxicants at 9:08 p.m. Sept. 10. Deputies responded after receiving a report of a person inhaling chemicals inside a vehicle at a residence on Graham Street in Richwood. Reports said the man was taken to the Tri-County…

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Police Warn of New Phone Scam

Scammers already have your credit card number but need something from you to access the account Beverly Hills police have issued a warning about a credit card scam that was reported by a resident. The scammer calls would-be victims on the telephone claiming to be from the security and fraud…

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Cyber security policy adopted by Casco

With recent news stories about U.S. hospitals and police stations being the victims of computer hackers who demand ransoms to bring computers back online, there is no time like the present to be proactive. In February, a hospital in Hollywood paid $17,000 to a hacker who held its computer system…

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