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12490401073?profile=RESIZE_400xThe US Department of Justice (DOJ) on 24 April 2024 announced the arrest of two co-founders of a cryptocurrency mixer called Samourai. It seized the service for allegedly facilitating over $2 billion in illegal transactions and laundering more than $100 million in criminal proceeds.  Keonne Rodriguez, 35, and William Lonergan Hill, 65, have been charged with conspiracy to commit money laundering and conspiracy to operate an unlicensed money-transmitting business from 2015 through February 2024.

12150812669?profile=RESIZE_400xTwo file management apps on the Google Play Store have been discovered to be spyware, putting the privacy and security of up to 1.5 million Android users at risk.  These apps engage in deceptive behavior and secretly send sensitive user data to malicious servers in China.  Researchers have discovered this infiltration.  Their report shows that both spyware apps, namely File Recovery and Data Recovery (, with over 1 million installs, and File Manager (

10893672288?profile=RESIZE_180x180A China-based cyber actor group is leveraging the trust associated with popular international brands to orchestrate a large-scale phishing campaign dating back as far as 2019.   The threat actor, Fangxiao, is said to have registered over 42,000 imposter domains, with initial activity observed in 2017.  Fangxiao targets businesses in multiple verticals, including retail, banking, travel, and energy.  The offers promised financial or physical incentives are used to trick victims into further sprea

10812254669?profile=RESIZE_400xThe Android banking trojan known as SharkBot has once again made an appearance on the Google Play Store by masquerading as antivirus and cleaner apps. This new dropper does not rely on Accessibility permissions to automatically install the dropper Sharkbot malware.  This new version asks the victim to install the malware as a fake update for the antivirus to stay protected against threats.


The apps in question, Mister Phone