Ransomware Gang Gets Scammed, Scammed by an Astronaut and More!

In this episode, Erich and Javvad talk about a woman who was scammed by an 'astronaut' that needed money to get home from the space station, the failure of Microsoft to secure their own product, Chinese police stations around the world, how the Dutch scammed a ransomware gang into giving up decryption keys, and more!

Stories from the show:

An Imposter Claiming to Be an Astronaut Wooed a Japanese Woman Into Paying for a 'Return Ticket to Earth'
https://gizmodo.com/astronaut-iss-instagram-1849638814

Microsoft data breach exposes customers’ contact info, emails
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/microsoft-data-breach-exposes-customers-contact-info-emails/

China opens police stations in Nigeria, clamps down on alleged Chinese fraudsters
https://gazettengr.com/china-opens-police-stations-in-nigeria-clamps-down-on-alleged-chinese-fraudsters/

Police tricked a ransomware gang into handing over its decryption keys. Here's how they did it
https://www.zdnet.com/article/police-tricked-a-ransomware-gang-into-handing-over-its-decryption-keys-heres-how-they-did-it/

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