Diving Beyond Boosters into Organized Retail Crime Rings
Boosters, the people who steal merchandise, are often the most visible aspect of the Organized Retail Crime supply chain. But new initiatives and investigations are attempting to shed light on the other players involved to hold them accountable and deter future criminal activity.
Investigators are looking to integrate OSINT into their investigative workflows. To do so, they need to know when, where, and how to add the collection of online and publicly available information into their process to translate it into valuable intelligence.
Criminal networks are gravitating to hubs of illicit trade to generate greater profits. Here are four locations around the globe where these hubs are active—and characteristics that allow them to flourish.
Europol estimates that wrongfully obtained container pick up codes have helped facilitate the trafficking of hundreds of tons of drugs and increases risks to legitimate cargo if organized criminals extract more legitimate containers using the same methodology.
Security Technology Editor-in-Chief Megan Gates drops by to discuss current trends in organized retail crime and what they mean for security professionals worldwide.
The threat actor behind the RomCom remote access trojan (RAT) has been carefully following geopolitical events surrounding the war in Ukraine, targeting militaries, food supply chains, and IT companies.
There has been a dramatic increase in island hopping in 2022, with 58 percent of financial institutions saying they’ve been victimized by this type of attack.
Synthetic opioids are increasingly responsible for overdose deaths. Here’s how one of the most popular—fentanyl—flows from China into other markets for sale.
New technologies have created opportunities for companies to build innovative security layers to protect against criminal attempts and complex attacks against their assets.