10 Notorious Cyber Gangs


MORE CONTEXT: Known by the \rock subdomain that it favored in its early days of 2005, the Rock Phish Gang is the “800 pound gorilla in the phishing world,” says Ramzan of Symantec. “They're the ones who really innovate in terms of new techniques to make phishing attacks more potent,” he says. “They're responsible probably somewhere on the order of maybe about 1/2 of the phishing accounts we see. If you see an email that claims to be your credit card company or bank, more than likely its from them.”


For several years now, security researchers have warned enterprises and government organizations of the growing threat posed by organized cyber criminals. Online crime rings are fleecing organizations out of customer and employee personally identifiable information, stealing passwords, intellectual property and more.


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