Stories tagged: Cybercrime
Thu., March 9, 2017, 11:11 a.m.
That ‘Nigerian prince’ who emails you is getting way more sophisticated at scams
‘Nigerian prince’ internet scams are getting more sophisticated.
Sun., Jan. 8, 2017, 5:42 a.m.
Consumer Confidential: Hackers will grow increasingly bold in 2017
The new year begins with two big unanswered questions on the cybercrime front: Did the Russians influence the U.S. presidential election, and how did hackers gain access to 1.5 billion …
Thu., Jan. 5, 2017, 3:31 p.m.
Sandpoint’s Qkey, which puts online security in a user’s hands, shown at CES
A North Idaho startup aiming to boost online security and a virtual reality company with Palouse roots are showing their stuff this week at CES, the flashy, cutting-edge gadget show …
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 7:29 a.m.
Foreign spies ready to enact cyberattacks on Russia’s banks, nation says
Russia accused foreign spy agencies of preparing cyberattacks in dozens of cities to try to undermine its banking system.
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 7:29 a.m.
Europol announces 5 arrests in ‘unprecedented’ cybercrime op
Europol says five arrests have been made in connection with a massive operation aimed at knocking out a cybercrime group accused of inflicting hundreds of millions of euros in losses …
Sun., Dec. 15, 2013, midnight
Banks, credit unions add restrictions to cards in wake of fraud outbreak
Some local credit and debit card holders are discovering new restrictions on how much they can spend in a day on their cards or where they can use them. The …
Tue., Nov. 26, 2013, midnight
Yoke’s, Rosauers urge customers to not use cards amid network hack
Some Spokane-area grocery stores, including all 12 Yoke’s Fresh Markets and 21 Rosauers stores, are telling customers that debit and credit card payments won’t be processed normally while investigators try …
Tue., Nov. 19, 2013, midnight
Credit card fraud raises concerns of possible tie to URM Stores; Secret Service investigating
The Secret Service is investigating a rash of credit card fraud cases reported by customers of more than a dozen banks and credit unions in the Northwest. The number of …