The FBI operated an encrypted messaging network for criminals, leading to over 800 arrests and major drug busts worldwide.
Some suspect insiders were paid to give access to the accounts of VIPs including Barack Obama, Elon Musk and Kanye West.
The US Federal Bureau of Investigation wants businesses to consider using stronger authentication methods like biometrics.
The criminal services had been used to launch hundreds of thousands of distributed denial of service attacks.
Former marketing exec Janet West told her assistant to purchase fictitious services using the assistant’s corporate credit card.
Edwin Fana and his accomplices stole data for 11,000 accounts, cloned mobile phones and made calls to the Caribbean.
The FBI discovered the criminal had over 80 cloned phones at his home, which he used to make calls to the Caribbean.
The statistics from the United States may surprise you. Relatively few wiretaps relate to the investigation of violent crime.
The CryptoWall malware encrypts computer files, forcing victims to pay a ransom to the criminals responsible.
US prosecutors accuse two Vietnamese of hacking into 8 email providers, then unleashing spam which generated USD2mn of revenues via the marketing websites of a Canadian conspirator.