UK and US-based investigations target harmful international cyber campaigns

The US Department of Justice (DoJ) has formally charged the leader of an organised cyber criminal group for their involvement in a malicious campaign affecting Government, infrastructure, business and the public globally. UK and US-based investigations by the National Crime...
Posted On 24 Dec 2019

International operation exposes “world’s most harmful” cyber crime group

A Russian national who runs Evil Corp – the world’s most harmful cyber crime group that created and deployed malware causing financial losses totalling hundreds of millions of pounds in the UK alone – has been indicted in the United States following unprecedented collaboration...
Posted On 05 Dec 2019

“Hundreds of bank accounts used to launder profits of cyber theft” reports National Crime Agency

Two individuals responsible for laundering millions of pounds stolen using the malicious software Dridex have been sentenced to a total of 12 years in prison following a joint investigation by the National Crime Agency and the Metropolitan Police Service. Over a two-year period,...
Posted On 12 Oct 2016
Dridex malware, also known as Bugat and Cridex, has been developed by technically skilled cyber criminals in Eastern Europe to harvest online banking details

UK Internet users potential victims of “serious cyber attack” warns National Crime Agency

UK Internet users are being urged to protect themselves against a significant strain of malicious software (or malware) which has enabled criminals to steal millions of pounds from UK bank accounts. Dridex malware, also known as Bugat and Cridex, has been developed by...
Posted On 16 Oct 2015