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Cybercrime is a criminal activity where computers and networks are objects of the crime. Such illegal activities may include spreading malware, accessing someone’s private information, online bullying, etc. Most cybercrimes can be carried out online, and their primary goal is to gain profit. All cybercrimes can be roughly divided into two categories: those targeting devices or networks (DoS attacks, malware) and those using devices to take part in criminal activities (phishing emails).
The secrets of the underworld are easy to find on the Internet, just like the secrets of the secret services. We decided to delve into them and collected 7 methods of secret transmission of information that are used nowadays.
In early March, Internet scammers began to use Telegram bots, which collect personal data, to blackmail users in Russia. Now, the Telegram account of the Australian Finance Minister was hacked.
18-year-old US resident Graham Ivan Clark pleaded guilty to committing a hacker attack on the social network Twitter for the purpose of fraud. A Florida court sentenced him to three years in a juvenile prison.
Florida Teen Accused of Massive Twitter Hack Targeting Barack Obama, Bill Gates, Elon Musk, and Others
On July 15, a Florida teen hacker gained access to Twitter accounts of Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, Barack Obama, and many others. On August 5, court hearings began against Graham Ivan Clark, a 17-year-old guy from Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida.
All of Garmin's online services were unavailable worldwide due to cybercriminals who hacked into its internal security systems. That's why Garmin paid the ransom in exchange for a key to decrypt files and resume access to its services.
Garmin services are still unavailable since Garmin faced with hackers attack yesterday. It was a ransomware attack that encrypted its internal network and some production systems.