British man arrested in connection with Twitter mega-hack that posted cryptocurrency scam from celebrity accounts

Police in Spain have arrested a British man in connection with what many consider the worst hack in Twitter’s history. In July 2020, the Twitter accounts of public figures and well-known organisations were compromised, allowing malicious hackers to post tweets to millions of unsuspecting followers. Compromised accounts included those of then-Presidential candidate Joe Biden, Bill […]

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Cryptocurrency hacks wanted – $100,000 prize fund offered in cybercrime forum contest

Cybercriminals are running an online competition offering big prizes to anyone who believes they have found an unusual way to help crooks steal cryptocurrency. As security researchers at Intel471 describe, an underground cybercrime forum popular with cybercriminals has issued a call for papers that will describe “unorthodox ways to steal private keys and wallets, unusual […]

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