Financial cybercrime gang FIN7 has rebounded after the jailing of some key members, launching a campaign that uses as a lure a legal complaint involving the liquor company that owns Jack Daniels whiskey. According to eSentire's Threat Response Unit, the successful breach for FIN7 was part of a wider, non-targeted email campaign.
A Ukrainian national and a mid-level supervisor of the hacking group known as FIN7 has been sentenced to seven years in prison for his role as a "Pen tester" and perpetuating a criminal scheme that enabled the gang to compromise millions of customers debit and credit cards. FIN7, also called Anunak, Carbanak Group, and the Navigator Group, is said to have engaged in a sophisticated malware campaign at least since 2015 targeting restaurant, gambling, and hospitality industries in the U.S. to plunder credit and debit card numbers that were then used or sold for profit on underground forums.
An expert penetration tester working for the notorious cyber-crime gang FIN7 was sent down for seven years on Friday and told to cough up $2.5m for breaking into corporate computer systems. FIN7 injected malware into the networks of thousands of American food, hospitality, and gaming chains to steal customers' financial details.
A so-called "Pen-tester" for the financial cybergang known as FIN7 will spend seven years in the slammer after being convicted for payment-card theft. FIN7 is a well-known threat that's been circulating since at least 2015.
A Ukrainian man has been sentenced to seven years in prison in the United States for his role within the cybercrime group known as FIN7. Operating since at least 2015, the financially-motivated FIN7 group targeted businesses worldwide to steal payment card data.
The notorious FIN7 cybercrime gang, a financially motivated group, is spreading a backdoor called Lizar under the guise of being a Windows pen-testing tool for ethical hackers. According to the BI.ZONE Cyber Threats Research Team, FIN7 is pretending to be a legitimate organization that hawks a security-analysis tool.
The former systems administrator for the FIN7 card-slurping gang has been sentenced to 10 years in a US prison. Fedir Hladyr, 35, pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and one count of conspiracy to commit computer hacking last year, and on Friday was sentenced for his role in the theft and resale of over than 20 million customer card records from over 6,500 point-of-sale terminals across the US using the malware dubbed Carbanak.
A Ukrainian national arrested for his role in a hacking group that compromised millions of financial accounts was sentenced to a decade in prison, US prosecutors said Friday. Fedir Hladyr, 35, had a high-level role as a manager and systems administrator for a hacking group known at FIN7, authorities said.