DarkMarket was said to have enabled USD140mn of transactions between 2,400 vendors and almost 500,000 users.
Safe-Inet advertised its ‘bulletproof’ virtual private network services on black hat forums.
Xinjiang Jin was hired to assist Chinese law enforcement but faked evidence of users supporting terrorism and child pornography.
A report from Europol’s cross-border digital evidence team shows how the nationality of a business affects the data it will supply.
The ‘immersive’ game asks players to query foreign ISPs and social media platforms following a hypothetical terrorist attack.
Two Maltese operators suffered losses of USD32,300 after Vodafone Greece SIMs were used to make calls to unallocated UK numbers.
Telcos have good reason to use social media to gather data about users. However, even governments find it hard to assess the risks of placing too much reliance on that kind of data.
The lucrative nature of telecoms equipment crime is demonstrated by the profits seized from one British gang.
Two different stories about the beneficiaries of fraud reveal how little is really known by either telcos or law enforcement.
The Director of Ghana’s Cyber Crime Unit says fraudsters have attempted to defraud half of the country’s mobile money users.