All posts tagged "cybercrime"
Over 150 million cyber attacks registered in Puerto Rico last year
Semiannual Fortinet report sheds light on numerous threats across North and Latin America
- Posted March 3, 2021
Prosecutor’s office paid bitcoin ransom in cyberattack
PITTSBURGH — A state prosecutor’s office in Pennsylvania was among hundreds of thousands of victims of a now-shuttered international cybercrime operation, paying nearly $1,400 in a bitcoin ransom to free up its infected computer network, authorities disclosed...
- Posted December 6, 2016
Feds: Business lost $387,500 in world cybercrime operation
PITTSBURGH — A Pennsylvania business lost more than $387,000 in an international cybercrime operation disabled by federal authorities and the European Union last week. Federal prosecutors and FBI agents in Pittsburgh on Monday plan to offer more...
- Posted December 5, 2016
Puerto Ricans’ Names on List as Possible ISIS Targets
SAN JUAN — What would you do if an FBI agent knocked on your door and told you that your name is included on a terrorist group’s list of possible targets? This is precisely the reality of...
- Posted August 17, 2016
Tips to Improve Your Cybersecurity
SAN JUAN— Users are the weakest link in the cybersecurity chain as prudence plays an essential role when deciding what information to share. “Social media are constantly inviting us to share what we do and where we are,...
- Posted August 15, 2016
Russian man faces US trial in lucrative hacking scheme
SEATTLE – Prosecutors describe Roman Seleznev, the son of a Russian lawmaker, as a master hacker who orchestrated an international scheme that resulted in about $170 million in fraudulent credit card purchases. In a federal jury trial that...
- Posted August 14, 2016
Interpol Arrests Nigerian Accused in $60 Million Cybercrime
LAGOS, Nigeria – A Nigerian accused of scamming $60 million from companies around the world through fraudulent emails has been arrested after months of investigation, Interpol and Nigeria’s anti-fraud agency said Monday. One target paid out $15.4...
- Posted August 1, 2016
NPP Candidate Rosselló Receives Death Threat
Social media message implies use of AR-15 rifle
- Posted June 23, 2016
Cybercrime Division to Testify on Internet Sales at Senate Hearings
Part of investigation into fraud
- Posted April 26, 2016