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Fraud as a service: Scammers are using encrypted messaging to undercut BNPL revenue

Brittany Allen Contributor As Sift’s Trust and Safety Architect, Brittany Allen has more than a decade of experience combating e-commerce marketplace fraud at companies such as Etsy, Airbnb, 1stDibs and […]




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Don’t buy a breach or a bad reputation: A more effective approach to M&A due diligence

David Etue Contributor David Etue, CEO of Nisos, has 20 years of experience at early-stage and mature companies, bringing industry perspective built from experience including security program leadership, management consulting, […]




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NetWalker ransomware operator extradited to the US, over $28M in bitcoin seized

A former Canadian government employee accused of carrying out dozens of ransomware attacks has been extradited to the United States, with more than $28 million in bitcoin seized in connection […]




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FIN7 hackers set up a fake company to recruit for cyberattacks

FIN7, a financially motivated Russian hacking group, has set up a fake company to lure unwitting IT specialists into supporting its continued expansion into ransomware, security researchers have found. According […]




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This crowdsourced payments tracker wants to solve the ransomware visibility problem

Ransomware attacks, fueled by COVID-19 pandemic turbulence, have become a major money earner for cybercriminals, with the number of attacks rising in 2020. These file-encrypting attacks have continued largely unabated […]







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DOJ says it seized over $1 billion in bitcoin from the Silk Road drugs marketplace

Two days ago, about $1 billion worth of bitcoin that had sat dormant since the seizure of the Silk Road marketplace in 2013, one of the biggest underground drug websites […]