Ripping the faces off ATMs and injecting them with malware is great fun, sure, but not so much when you get caught by a security guard and tossed in jail. For these reasons and more, many cyber criminals are turning to a less than hands-on approach.
Federal authorities from around the world have finally shut down “Avalanche,” a massive network of 500,000 hijacked machines that hackers used to launch malware and phishing attacks. In fact, at one time, the Avalanche network was responsible for two-thirds of all global phishing attacks.
Europol has put together a new task force to shut down social media accounts associated with ISIS, the BBC reports. It’s a tough task—in fact, shutting ISIS’ social media presence down completely may be next to impossible.
194 sickos were arrested and 670 pedophile suspects have been identified in what is believed to be the biggest bust of the world's largest online pedophile network. Those sick bastards participated in an online forum named boylover.net (70,000 members) where they discussed their twisted fantasies, which wasn't exactly…