A cybercriminal covered all his tracks-and then he verified his PayPal account

A cybercriminal covered all his tracks-and then he verified his PayPal account

Posted August 16, 2019

A cybercriminal covered all his tracks-and then he verified his PayPal account

Source: Quartz By: Justin Rohrlich 15August2019

* At the beginning of May, a San Francisco-based tech firm called Scale AI contacted the FBI after discovering its internal computer network had been compromised. Roughly $40,000 had been drained out of its accounts, $140 at a time.
* Law enforcement is under constant pressure to keep up with fast-changing technologies and the corresponding strategies hackers use to get past the latest safeguards and protections. Yet, with just about every aspect of modern life networked together in one way or another, it is extremely difficult to carry out a cybercrime today without leaving clues.