In this week’s Threatpost news wrap, editors Tara Seals and Lindsey O’Donnell break down the top infosec news, including:
- Authorities crack down on cybercrime group Evil Corp. with sanctions and charges against its leader, known for his lavish lifestyle.
- The developers behind a commodity remote-access tool (RAT) that allows full control of a victim’s computer has been taken down by Australian and global authorities.
- Feds are cracking down on money mules, middlemen who assist BEC schemes by receiving money from victims and forwarding proceeds to foreign-based perpetrators. Authorities say they have halted over 600 domestic money mules – exceeding last year’s 400 money mules stopped last year.