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Blockchain Takes Away a Cybercriminal's Greatest Edge

10/25/2017 Blockchain Takes Away a Cybercriminal's Greatest Edge

Cyber-Criminals Using Compromised RDP Servers to Anonymize Attacks

10/25/2017 Cyber-Criminals Using Compromised RDP Servers to Anonymize Attacks

Fake Cryptocurrency Apps on Play Store Stealing User Data

10/25/2017 Fake Cryptocurrency Apps on Play Store Stealing User Data

Dark Web markets selling remote access to corporate PCs for just $3 allowing hackers to spy on firms

10/25/2017 Dark Web markets selling remote access to corporate PCs for just $3 allowing hackers to spy on firms

Russian underground shop selling RDP servers for £11 or less

10/25/2017 Russian underground shop selling RDP servers for £11 or less

IntSights Report: Cybercriminals Embrace Messaging Apps to Expand Reach and Recruitment

10/25/2017 IntSights Report: Cybercriminals Embrace Messaging Apps to Expand Reach and Recruitment

Cyber criminals turn to messaging apps following dark web crackdown

10/25/2017 Cyber criminals turn to messaging apps following dark web crackdown

Svpeng attacks Russia: cybercriminals learnt how to steal with functions for disabled people on smartphones

9/28/2017 Svpeng attacks Russia: cybercriminals learnt how to steal with functions for disabled people on smartphones

Cyber criminals now running 'sophisticated business models'

9/28/2017 Cyber criminals now running 'sophisticated business models'

Cybercriminals deploying assortment of banking Trojans and ransomware

9/28/2017 Cybercriminals deploying assortment of banking Trojans and ransomware

Russian Cybercriminal Pleads Guilty In $2B Debit Card Scheme In Atlanta

9/28/2017 Russian Cybercriminal Pleads Guilty In $2B Debit Card Scheme In Atlanta

Smartphones

9/28/2017 Smartphones

“I Will Die in a Year” – Arrested Russian Hacker Says He Worked for Putin \u0026 Will Be Tortured by US

9/28/2017 “I Will Die in a Year” – Arrested Russian Hacker Says He Worked for Putin \u0026 Will Be Tortured by US

Russian hacker wanted by US tells court he worked for Putin's party

9/28/2017 Russian hacker wanted by US tells court he worked for Putin's party

Cybercriminals abusing document-creation software to attack victims: Kaspersky

9/28/2017 Cybercriminals abusing document-creation software to attack victims: Kaspersky

WannaCry and Hollywood hospital ransomware attacks crossed a line for some cybercriminals

9/28/2017 WannaCry and Hollywood hospital ransomware attacks crossed a line for some cybercriminals

WannaCry Some More? Cybercriminals Using NSA Hacking Tools to Attack Citizens

9/28/2017 WannaCry Some More? Cybercriminals Using NSA Hacking Tools to Attack Citizens

Symantec: We're not smarter than cybercriminals

9/28/2017 Symantec: We're not smarter than cybercriminals

Cybercriminals are feeding off of America's small businesses

9/28/2017 Cybercriminals are feeding off of America's small businesses

Barclays banker pleads guilty to part in £16m money laundering network

9/28/2017 Barclays banker pleads guilty to part in £16m money laundering network

Corrupt Barclays banker helped gang launder £16m for Eastern European cybercriminals

9/28/2017 Corrupt Barclays banker helped gang launder £16m for Eastern European cybercriminals

Banker helped gang launder £16m for cybercriminals

9/28/2017 Banker helped gang launder £16m for cybercriminals

Cyber crime a significant risk to individuals and organisations

9/28/2017 Cyber crime a significant risk to individuals and organisations

Too noisy

9/28/2017 Too noisy

New Research Shows Cyber Criminals Increasingly Focused on Credential Theft

9/28/2017 New Research Shows Cyber Criminals Increasingly Focused on Credential Theft

ATM cyber attack a growing threat

9/28/2017 ATM cyber attack a growing threat

Europol warns banks ATM cyberattacks on the rise

9/28/2017 Europol warns banks ATM cyberattacks on the rise

Cyber criminals have found another way to target ATMs

9/28/2017 Cyber criminals have found another way to target ATMs

Hackers could hijack new digital train signalling system in the UK and cause high-speed crashes

9/28/2017 Hackers could hijack new digital train signalling system in the UK and cause high-speed crashes

Hack of Wall St regulator rattles investors

9/28/2017 Hack of Wall St regulator rattles investors

SEC fears cybercriminals hacked into their database

9/28/2017 SEC fears cybercriminals hacked into their database

SEC Hack Possibly Used for Insider Trading Rattles Wall Street

9/28/2017 SEC Hack Possibly Used for Insider Trading Rattles Wall Street

SEC Says Cybercriminals Hacked Its Files

9/28/2017 SEC Says Cybercriminals Hacked Its Files

What cybercriminals do with stolen Social Security numbers

9/28/2017 What cybercriminals do with stolen Social Security numbers

Thermal Security Camera Flaws Could Let Cybercriminals Launch Remote Attacks

9/28/2017 Thermal Security Camera Flaws Could Let Cybercriminals Launch Remote Attacks

Research Shows Huge Growth in Size of DDoS Attacks Since 2015

9/28/2017 Research Shows Huge Growth in Size of DDoS Attacks Since 2015

Cybercriminals Threaten Companies Around the Globe with DDoS Attacks

9/28/2017 Cybercriminals Threaten Companies Around the Globe with DDoS Attacks

Ransomware the go-to hack for cybercriminals amid bitcoin rally, glut of stolen data

6/28/2017 WASHINGTON - A recent outbreak of ransomware attacks, from the WannaCry worm in May to Tuesday's infection of thousands of computer systems around the globe, shows that digital stickups are becoming the go-to hack for cybercriminals, fueled by ...

Half Of Smart Household Gadgets Tested By Which? Vulnerable To Attack By Cybercriminals

6/27/2017 According to a report in Daily Mail, families are at risk from hackers taking advantage of security flaws in connected gadgets. A survey of 15 devices by the consumer group Which?

Health systems tout Security CIS Controls in fight against cybercriminals

6/27/2017 Health systems tout Security CIS Controls in fight against cybercriminals. Having a framework that is easy to use and understand is making all the difference for systems like Butler Health.

Can Frequent Security Training Help Thwart "As-A-Service" Attacks?

6/26/2017 But it's also made it a lot more convenient for the wrong people, take cybercriminals for example, who are able to buy phishing attacks as a service with nothing more than a bitcoin wallet.

Bitcoin Wallets and Exchanges: Haven for Cybercriminals?

6/26/2017 “Last year was a record year for phishing in general and these cybercriminals are preying on the human factor with the hope that recipients won't take the time to ensure an email message's authenticity and instead will just click.

Hacker Lexicon: What Is Steganography?

6/26/2017 The spread of these methods may also come from necessity, as security defenses improve and there are fewer easy hacks available to cyber criminals. Wiseman has observed criminals using steganography to send commands to malware that is already ...

BBB Trends: No rest from cybercriminals — think before you click because someone is out there

6/26/2017 More than $50 billion is lost to financial fraud each year and most of it is committed online simply by accessing an unsecured website or not having a strong password.

How cybercriminals use the deep and dark web to target financial organisations

6/25/2017 Financial organisations face a barrage of threats from a range of different sources online. There is no doubt that the industry is a prime target for threat actors ranging from cybercriminals, to hacktivists, to nation states. In response, financial ...

Cybercriminals now target IoT devices in smart homes - McAfee

6/25/2017 Cybercriminals are becoming more creative in finding new, sophisticated methods to access important data, and the Internet of Things (IoT) devices in smart ...

Cyber criminals are targeting users in Thailand who run copied versions of Windows

6/24/2017 The tech giant says cyber criminals are exploiting non genuine versions of software to spread malware. Users running pirated versions of Windows are leaving themselves wide open to a multitude of security risks, Microsoft said.

Don't let cyber criminals reel you in

6/24/2017 KEEPING your online accounts secure is more important than ever: A growing number of fraudsters are trying to steal your information, such as passwords and personal banking details, using a method known as phishing, in which they impersonate a ...

Cyber criminals are targeting users in Thailand who run copied ...

6/24/2017 A new report commissioned by Microsoft warns users in Thailand about the dangers of using copied versions of Windows and other software.

CLOUDSEC 2017 Propels Organizations to Level-Up their Fight against Cybercriminals

6/24/2017 (MENAFN Editorial) CLOUDSEC 2017 Propels Organizations to Level-Up their Fight against Cybercriminals HONG KONG, CHINA- #Media OutReach - June 21, 2017 - CLOUDSEC, theleading internet security conference in Asia Pacific and Europe, will hold ...

Online shopping: How to protect your money from cyber criminals

6/24/2017 High penetration of mobile internet use has changed consumer behaviour, with more Kenyans shopping. As smartphone use grows so does consumer appetite for affordable online goods.

How To Tackle Ransomware Without Paying A Dime To ...

6/24/2017 Understanding what data is at risk during a ransomware attack is the first and most critical step to take, in order to prevent a large-scale disaster.

Unwitting cyber criminals picked on wrong person when they tried to dupe Perth and Kinross top cop Ian Scott

6/23/2017 Brazen cyber criminals picked on the wrong person when they tried out an online scam on a top Tayside police officer. Perth and Kinross area commander Ian Scott showed the crooks short shrift when they called him at home, offering assistance with his ...

Smart devices in Vietnam targeted by cybercriminals: report

6/22/2017 Smart devices in Vietnam targeted by cybercriminals: report. By Tuan Anh June 23, 2017 | 11:33 am GMT+7. Kaspersky Lab has found that Vietnam is one of the worst-hit victims of malware with many infected IoT devices.

Cybercriminals exploit pirated software in Asia Pacific

6/22/2017 HÀ NỘI - The National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Engineering on Wednesday released the results of its new study “Cybersecurity Risks from Non-Genuine Software.

Losses From Cyber Crimes Rose Criminally Higher in 2016

6/22/2017 Businesses lost $360 million to cyber criminals, who tricked them into wiring money using fraudulent emails that appeared to be from corporate executives and suppliers, according to the report released on Wednesday.

CLOUDSEC 2017 Propels Organizations to Level-Up their Fight against Cybercriminals

6/22/2017 "In 2017, the challenge remains for the industry to Level- Up and devise innovative strategies to stay ahead of cybercriminals in a never-ending supremacy tug-of-war. CLOUDSEC aims to educate and generate awareness about new security issues, and ...

Cybercriminals exploit pirated software in Asia Pacific

6/22/2017 The study, commissioned by Microsoft, found that cybercriminals are compromising computers by embedding malware in pirated software and the online channels that offer them.

Losses From Cyber Crimes Rose Criminally Higher in 2016

6/22/2017 Businesses lost $360 million to cyber criminals, who tricked them into wiring money using fraudulent emails that appeared to be from corporate executives and suppliers, according to the report released on Wednesday.

New Microsoft video explains how to secure your identity and keep cybercriminals at bay

6/22/2017 Most of the tech savvy people who have made their homes on the internet over the past decade or so are probably already well aware of cybercriminals, and their strategies. Microsoft's seen fit to put together a video that explains some of these to the ...

Cybercriminals responsible for $1.3 billion in reported losses last year: FBI

6/22/2017 Like BEC scams, ransomware has proven to be increasingly popular with cybercriminals, evidenced internationally last month when more than a million computers in 150 countries became infected with a strain known as WannaCry, a debilitating ransomware ...

Cybercriminals targeting Mac users

6/20/2017 Due to the rise of cybercrime-as-a-service, cybercriminals have started building malware “franchises”. Instead of targeting Macs one at a time like in the past, criminals can now leverage pre-built technology to attack vast numbers of potential victims ...

How cybercriminals are using Android security bulletins to plan attacks

6/20/2017 How cybercriminals are using Android security bulletins to plan attacks. Monthly security bulletins are issued to make sure Android devices stay patched.

Has Skype been HACKED? Microsoft's messaging service crashes worldwide following claims that it has been ...

6/20/2017 Skype has crashed for millions of people around the world, following recent updates by Microsoft. The problems began yesterday, but have continued through to today, with users in Europe appearing to be the worst affected.

Cyber criminals take impersonation attacks to another level

6/20/2017 "Cyber criminals are constantly adapting their attack methods. For instance, this latest ESRA analysis reflects how impersonation attacks are getting through existing e-mail security defences at an alarming rate," says Ed Jennings, chief operating ...

Cybercriminals targeting Apple's Mac users with malware attacks

6/20/2017 In addition, it has become easier for cybercriminals to scale up their operations against Macs. Due to the rise of cybercrime-as-a-service, cybercriminals have started building malware “franchises”. Instead of targeting Macs one at a time like in the ...

Cybercriminal Arrests

6/19/2017 Cyber-criminals, like those just arrested in the UK, are as opportunistic as any other and are always searching for the next chance to make money.

Europol Hits Group Allegedly Selling Security Evasion Tools

6/19/2017 Arrests and searches have taken place in Yorkshire and the Humber as parted a nationwide operation to target suspected cyber criminals. The focus was on people suspected of using cyber tools to get around anti-virus computer protection. Today police ...

Nigerian Cyber Criminals Have Stolen At Least $3billion Worldwide – FBI

6/19/2017 Most of the hackers and cyber criminals, accused of masterminding a grand theft of information and money worldwide, running into billions of dollars have reportedly been directed to Nigerians.

Mac users are the new attractive target for cyber criminals, says researchers

6/19/2017 In addition, it has become easier for cybercriminals to scale up their operations against Macs. Due to the rise of cybercrime-as-a-service, cyber criminals have started building malware “franchises”. Instead of targeting Macs one at a time like in the ...

Cybercriminal tells Mumbai man his debit card will expire, uses details to steal ₹9600

6/19/2017 Cybercriminals collectively duped two men of Rs25,000 in separate incidents this month. Andheri police said a fraudster posing as an executive from a private bank duped a man in his 20s of Rs9,600.

Nigerian cyber criminals use phishing emails to steal $3b worldwide: Reports

6/18/2017 Nigerian hackers and cyber criminals are being accused of masterminding a grand theft of information and money running into billions of dollars, worldwide.

Reducing cyberrisk exposure from outside service partners

6/16/2017 Sahurovs, who is also known by the aliases “Piotrek” or “Sagade,” was at one point among the FBI's top five most wanted cyber criminals. Sahurovs was arrested in Latvia in June 2011 but fled after being released by a court. Scareware is a type of ...

Cyber criminals seek security weak spots

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Phishing scams used by cyber-criminals to steal crypto-currencies

6/16/2017 With the value of crypto-currencies like bitcoin continuing to climb, cyber-criminals are looking to expand the tricks they use to steal these virtual dollars.

Arrests and searches as Yorkshire police join national operation to target cyber criminals

6/15/2017 Arrests and searches have taken place in Yorkshire and the Humber as parted a nationwide operation to target suspected cyber criminals. The focus was on people suspected of using cyber tools to get around anti-virus computer protection. Today police ...

Phishing scams used by cyber-criminals to steal crypto-currencies

6/15/2017 With the value of crypto-currencies like bitcoin continuing to climb, cyber-criminals are looking to expand the tricks they use to steal these virtual dollars.

Ex-CIA Director Brennan Warns of More Collaboration Between Nation-States and Cybercriminals

6/14/2017 GARTNER SECURITY & RISK MANAGEMENT SUMMIT - Washington, DC - Former CIA Director John Brennan said the alleged alliance between Russian government intel officials and notorious Russian cybercriminals to pull off the Yahoo data breach is ...

Daring cybercriminals favoring firms in PH–experts

6/14/2017 Companies in the Philippines remained a choice target for cybercriminals, with IT spending on security here still a relatively low priority despite the magnitude of the threat, an official of research and consultancy firm IDC said on Wednesday.

War of the words: How cybercriminals are selling fake news through the underground

6/13/2017 Opinion: Cyber criminals seek security weak spots. Opinion: Vallejo cement plant hits home values. Opinion: Marin group leads distributed energy resources projects.

A Former FBI Most Wanted Cybercriminal is Extradited to US

6/13/2017 5 on the FBI's Most Wanted List for cybercriminals, allegedly pilfered more than $2 million from the Minneapolis Star Tribune's readers.

Cybercriminals Ramp Up Activity, Targeting Medical Facilities and Hollywood Studios

6/13/2017 The Dark Overlord gang cybercrime spree has gone largely unreported but has affected at least two dozen health clinics, Hollywood studios and industrial manufacturers in the past year.

Cyber criminals target motorists with fake DVLA phishing e-mail promising £240 tax refund

6/13/2017 Cyber criminals target motorists with fake DVLA phishing e-mail promising £240 tax refund. Fake e-mail promises drivers money back if they fill in personal details and it's even got official DVLA branding to add to the con.

Cybercriminal extradited for multimillion dollar 'scareware' hacking scheme

6/12/2017 Sahurovs, who is also known by the aliases “Piotrek” or “Sagade,” was at one point among the FBI's top five most wanted cybercriminals. Sahurovs was arrested in Latvia in June 2011 but fled after being released by a court. Scareware is a type of ...

Warning! Cybercriminals can infect your gadgets with malware without clicking on the link

6/12/2017 Cybercriminals are constantly tweaking their attacks to make them sneakier. They do this to try and trick more victims into falling for the scam.

Attention, GameStop Online Shoppers: Cybercriminals May Have Stolen Your Credit Cards, Company Says

6/10/2017 A study of the Dark Web by Trend Micro shows that cybercriminals attack each other with almost the same ferocity as they reserve for their victims outside of it.

News and sports websites are under threat from cyber criminals, says report

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Cyber criminals seek security weak spots

6/10/2017 Opinion: Cyber criminals seek security weak spots. Opinion: Vallejo cement plant hits home values. Opinion: Marin group leads distributed energy resources projects.

Worried About Cybercriminals? Outsmart Them with Windows 10

6/9/2017 Worried About Cybercriminals? Outsmart Them with Windows 10. Cybercrime Protection. Welcome back, You! Not You?.

Cybercriminals switch from automated attacks methods to targeting humans

6/8/2017 It would seem people are their own worst enemy when it comes to protecting their data and cybercriminals have fully taken advantage of this fact.

Worried About Cybercriminals? Outsmart Them with Windows 10

6/7/2017 Worried About Cybercriminals? Outsmart Them with Windows 10. Cybercrime Protection. Welcome back, You! Not You?.

Why Health Records Are So Valuable to Cybercriminals

6/7/2017 Today, many people assume that EHR data has limited value to unauthorized users, but understanding their value is simple - in addition to personal health information, EHRs contain Social Security numbers, which never expire - and the cybercriminal use ...

Pursuing Cyber-Criminals with Cyber-Tracing

6/7/2017 Once a cyber-attack or incident is contained, a potential next step is to seek recourse against the wrongdoer, including, if possible, compensation for the losses suffered - particularly if there is no insurance cover available or any policies contain ...

International Cyber Criminals Sentenced

6/6/2017 International Cyber Criminals Sentenced. 3 Nigerian nationals sentenced to prison for their roles in a large-scale international fraud network.

Cybercriminals by far prefer trickery over exploits to install ransomware

6/6/2017 Cybercriminals these days by far prefer tricking victims into clicking malicious links to install malware than rely on a potentially un-patched software flaw to do the job.

Channel 9 investigates cybercriminals targeting medical devices

6/6/2017 Passwords, credit card numbers and bank accounts aren't the only information hackers could be after. Channel 9 learned cybercriminals could target medical devices. Jennifer Baker's daughters live with Type 1 diabetes. "Insulin is keeping them alive ...

Guest Article: AI security investment crucial to thwarting the cyber criminals

6/6/2017 It's hardly ever out of the news. Headlines abound of hackers successfully exploiting vulnerabilities in digital systems. The latest ransomware attack on the NHS shows the scale of which these attacks can occur, as well as the ongoing disruption they ...

What happens when cybercriminals start hacking gene editing technology?

6/5/2017 We've seen what happens when hospitals and healthcare providers are beset by massive ransomware attacks like WannaCry and Locky: disruption, paralysis, financial chaos and serious risks to patient safety.

Small advice firms targets for cyber criminals

6/4/2017 Small financial advice firms are likely targets of cyber crime because they typically have a lower spend on security, says KPMG Forensic partner Stan Gallo.

France warns of 'permanent war' between nations and cybercriminals

6/2/2017 Guillaume Poupard, the head of France's cybersecurity agency, says the "generalized chaos" of digital attacks and retribution could bog down and damage national governments.

kampamba warns cyber criminals in Zambia

6/2/2017 Minister of Information and Broadcasting Services and Chief Government Spokesperson kampamba Mulenga has severely warned cyber criminals in Zambia. In a statement made available to the media , Ms. Mulenga revealed that security officers are ...

Online cops needed to tackle cyber-criminals in their own backyard

6/2/2017 A recent report published by the National Crime Agency shed some light on the career paths of a number of young cyber-criminals, the research identifies several cases that highlight that the 'slippery slope' theory - which argues that a potential ...

Cyber Criminals Acquire Government Cyber Tools | PYMNTS.com

6/2/2017 Amateur criminals are using highly sophisticated government tools to carry out attacks on large companies.

Cyber criminals targeting mobile phones 'a major issue for Africa ...

6/2/2017 Cyber security expert says mobile phones will account for almost one-tenth of African GDP by the end of the decade - which makes cybercrime a major issue.

It's time to take the power away from cyber criminals

6/2/2017 “It bothers me that my webcam stares at me all day long,” said my colleague regarding a new addition to our work life, “you never know who might be watching you”.

Cyber Criminals or State-Backed Hackers? It's Getting Harder to Tell…

6/2/2017 Veteran espionage researcher Jon DiMaggio was hot on the trail three months ago of what on the face of it looked like a menacing new industrial espionage attack by Russian cyber spies.

Online cops needed to tackle cyber-criminals in their own backyard

5/31/2017 A recent report published by the National Crime Agency shed some light on the career paths of a number of young cyber-criminals, the research identifies several cases that highlight that the 'slippery slope' theory - which argues that a potential ...

Cybercriminals Regularly Battle it Out on the Dark Web

5/31/2017 A study of the Dark Web by Trend Micro shows that cybercriminals attack each other with almost the same ferocity as they reserve for their victims outside of it.

Cyber Criminals Are Becoming Harder to Distinguish From State-Backed Hackers

5/31/2017 As a threat, Symantec rates Trojan.Bachosens as a very low risk virus, in part because the attack singles out only a handful of specific firms rather than the wide-ranging, random attacks used by many cyber criminals to scoop up the greatest number of ...

Cybercriminals reusing stolen credentials on the rise; research - ITP ...

5/30/2017 Cybercriminals are reusing password and username credentials to target enterprise security, in particular in the gaming, technology, broadcasting and retail ...

FTC: Cybercriminals find stolen personal data within 9 minutes of hackers posting it

5/30/2017 On two different occasions, the researchers posted the data on a website hackers and other cybercriminals use to release stolen credentials.

Economic analysis reveals cyber-criminals make bad business people

5/30/2017 Take a moment to pity the extortionists because apparently they aren't very good at business, according to a new research paper.

GSTN strengthens walls to keep out cyber criminals

5/30/2017 The government of India presently has 24.5 per cent stake in GSTN while state governments together hold another 24.5 per cent. When the Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN), which is in charge of the technological infrastructure for the new tax regime ...

What is Bitcoin? A beginner's guide to the world's most popular digital currency

5/29/2017 Firstly, because at times this year it has been more valuable than gold but also because it is the currency of choice for cyber criminals the world over. But what is Bitcoin, why do hackers and cyber criminals demand it and why has its value nearly ...

Don't let cyber criminals steal your money – take steps to protect your finances

5/29/2017 It's the modern malaise: online fraud. In a world where so many of our transactions happen over the internet, it's little wonder that fraudsters have descended on the web in droves.

Cybercriminals: Alexsey Belan, the hacker who breached Yahoo

5/29/2017 Two months ago, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) charged Alexsey Belan and two other cyber criminals for Yahoo's massive data breach and a tirade of other crimes.

Multi-layered approach key to combating the threat from cyber criminals

5/29/2017 The recent high-profile WannaCry ransomware attack served as a stark warning to businesses that the stakes could not be higher in the world of cyber warfare.

AI and Quantum Computers Are Our Best Weapons Against Cyber Criminals

5/29/2017 Major companies like IBM are turning to artificial intelligence and quantum computing to protect against cyber attacks. While these technologies aren't silver bullets, they are essential tools for cyber security in the age of the Internet of Things.

International cyber criminals sentenced in Mississippi

5/29/2017 GULFPORT, Miss. - Three Nigerian nationals have been sentenced to prison for their roles in a large-scale international fraud network.

Cyber criminals to pay Sh20 million, serve jail time in new bill

5/26/2017 “These cyber attacks that we are seeing, it is not new…So we must invest heavily, and I mean heavily on security,” the ICT CS Joe Mucheru insists.

Hacker Hunters: Meet the Russian Nightmare for Cybercriminals

5/26/2017 Sputnik was lucky to speak with the founder of one of the global leaders of busting hackers, the international Group-IB. On May 22, Russia's Interior Ministry reported that a group of 20 hackers suspected of infecting a million smartphones with the ...

'Chain of distrust' can protect firms from cyber criminals - Yorkshire ...

5/25/2017 COMPANIES and public sector organisations must create a “chain of distrust” to protect themselves from potentially crippling cyber attacks, a major business ...

Cyber criminals 'exploiting employee behaviour'

5/25/2017 “Cyber criminals are going after the weakest link- the employee. Unfortunately for organizations, this means that even after they have invested heavily in IT security technologies, poor security awareness among employees can still result in their ...

Why Cyber Criminals Have Their Sights Set On MSPs And What You ...

5/25/2017 Capping off a security-focused day at the ASCII Success Summit - Columbus held May 17 to 18 at the Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square,...

Bitcoin Tracker: WannaCry Doesn't Pay

5/25/2017 In terms of WannaCry, it doesn't appear that demanding ransom payment in bitcoin has been particularly profitable for the cybercriminals behind last week's malware. For instance, a handful of companies in India hit by the attack are actually concerned ...

Birmingham cyber criminals 'making more than £1 MILLION per week'

5/25/2017 CYBER criminals are starting to outstrip even Birmingham's most prolific organised crime bosses, a conference on tackling fraud heard.

Cyber criminals active using digital tech

5/25/2017 Even before the WannaCry attack, cyber criminals were creative in causing disruption with high-profile attacks, such as the hijacking of the Washington DC police camera system just days before the presidential inauguration in January, and the breach at ...

Russian cyber criminals use malware planted on mobile devices to rob bank customers

5/25/2017 Russian cyber criminals used malware planted on Android mobile devices to steal from domestic bank customers and were planning to target European lenders before their arrest, investigators and sources with knowledge of the case told Reuters.

Today In Data: Where Are All These Cybercriminals Coming From?

5/25/2017 Cybercriminals have been busy the last few years, leaving law enforcement to clean up their messes the world over. Recent cyberattacks have been traced back to North Korea, though the government denies involvement, and it's conceivable that the ...

Bitcoin's murkier rivals line up to displace it as cybercriminals' favourite

5/25/2017 LONDON Bitcoin is well-entrenched as the preferred payment for cybercriminals like the WannaCry hackers who have hit more than 300,000 computers over the past week, but cryptocurrencies offering more anonymity are threatening to displace it.

Millions of Kodi box users at risk of being hacked by cyber criminals who can use film subtitles to steal personal ...

5/25/2017 MILLIONS of people who use Kodi software to watch films, sports or TV shows online are at risk of a crippling cyber attack, experts have discovered.

Another Voice: Health care facilities can't give in to cybercriminals

5/25/2017 To its credit, ECMC made the decision not to pay the ransom demanded by cybercriminals. Still, holding valuable health data hostage with ransomware, cybercriminals have created a lucrative market for personal information that is even more profitable ...

Government to provide $15 million as cyber criminals shift focus to small business

5/25/2017 Just as robbers had switched from banks to service stations and newsagents, Mr Pade said cyber criminals were now targeting smaller operations.

Ransomware cyber attack sparks warning for people to stay safe online after NHS hospital system hack

5/17/2017 Ransomware is a type of Malware that infects computers or mobile devices and allows cyber criminals to hold your files ransom.

Cyber criminals use disasters to mount attacks

5/17/2017 Disasters, natural and man-made, are rendering organisations more vulnerable to cyber attacks - with employees increasingly seen as the weak point in a corporate's armour.

Cyber criminals to pay Sh20 million, serve jail time in new bill ...

5/17/2017 NAIROBI, Kenya, May 17 - The ICT ministry is working with parliament to push for the quick expedition of the Cyber Security and Protection Bill that propos ...

WannaCry Ransomware: Putting Cybercriminals' Finances Under the Microscope

5/17/2017 The WannaCry ransomware attack, launched by unidentified cybercriminals on 12 May, has disrupted public and private sector services globally, crippling more than three-dozen of Britain's National Health Service Trusts.

Ransomware attacks: Indian-origin Google researcher links cybercriminals to North Korea

5/16/2017 An India-origin researcher, working with Google, has claimed that the cybercriminals behind the global ransomware attack may have links to North Korea.

Tech has advanced greatly for the 'good guys', unfortunately also for cybercriminals: Nick FitzGerald, ESET

5/16/2017 Nick FitzGerald, Senior Research Fellow, ESET in an exclusive interview with Techseen talks about software vulnerabilities across the globe.

Derbyshire's incoming Chief Constable warns that cyber criminals cannot be defeated

5/16/2017 Derbyshire's incoming Chief Constable warns that cyber criminals cannot be defeated. By ICrowsonDT | Posted: May 14, 2017.

Cyber criminals see law firms as lucrative targets

5/16/2017 Cyber criminals are increasingly seeing law firms as lucrative targets, the head of Cleaver Fulton Rankin's cyber risk unit has warned.

Hunt underway for cyber criminals

5/16/2017 Europol says its cybercrime specialists will support affected countries as a 'complex international investigation' to identify the culprits begins.

It's imperative we defend against the cyber criminals

5/16/2017 The worldwide cyber attack at the weekend is a shocking example of the ruthlessness of those people who can cripple so many computer systems and create havoc on a wide scale.

Cybercriminals now targeting industrial enterprise network

5/16/2017 As the technology and corporate networks of industrial enterprises become increasingly integrated, more and more cybercriminals are turning their attention to industrial enterprises as potential targets. The recent global ransomware cyberattack is ...

Ex-drug enforcement officer now targeting cyber criminals

5/16/2017 Once an enforcement officer with the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) nabbing drug users, Miss Pamela Chua, 29, now intends to take down cyber criminals in the future. After the recent wave of WannaCry ransomware attacks that infected Microsoft Windows ...

Cybercriminals prey on the medical industry

5/16/2017 At the beginning of 2016, hospitals in the Los Angeles area came under attack: Computers seized up and information was secreted as cybercriminals demanded ransom. In the end, the ransom was paid and the hospitals went back to operating. After this ...

Why Hardware Engineers Have to Think Like Cybercriminals, and Why Engineers Are Easy to Fool

5/16/2017 The future of cybersecurity is in the hands of hardware engineers. That's what Scott Borg, director of the U.S. Cyber Consequences Unit, told 130 chief technical officers, engineering directors, and key researchers from MEMS and sensors companies and ...

Cybercriminals have just mounted a massive worldwide attack. Here's how NSA secrets helped them.

5/16/2017 Computers around the world are suffering an attack from malicious software. The compromised computers have been hit by “ransomware” - software that encrypts the computer's hard drive so that all the information on it is unavailable, and refuses to ...

New Pirates of the Caribbean film 'stolen by cybercriminals'

5/16/2017 Cybercriminals have reportedly stolen Walt Disney's upcoming Pirates of the Caribbean film, and are threatening to release it online if their ransom demands are not met.

Govt' to introduce hefty penalties against cyber criminals

5/16/2017 ICT Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru says that apart from heightened surveillance they have prepared a bill that will be presented before parliament that proposes to hand cyber criminals a hefty penalty of 25 years imprisonment or a fine of 25 million ...

Recent ransomware attacks raise the question: Is bitcoin only for cybercriminals?

5/16/2017 In the past few weeks, a widespread and coordinated international cyberattack seized control of hundreds of thousands of computers in 150 countries.

Cybercriminals Increasingly Target Hotel Contact Centers

5/12/2017 What many people may not realize is that the nation's recent migration to EMV chip-enabled payment cards is one of the reasons hotels are now increasingly targeted by cybercriminals. That's because prior to the introduction of chip-enabled payment ...

Cybercriminals Are Winning: Even Security Professionals Admit to Paying Ransom and Bypassing Corporate Security

5/12/2017 CUPERTINO, CA--(Marketwired - May 09, 2017) - Bromium®, Inc., the pioneer and leader in virtualization-based enterprise security that stops advanced malware attacks, today released new research conducted at the RSA Conference (RSAC) 2017 that ...

The Password Problem: Poor Cyber Hygiene Letting Cybercriminals Clean Up

5/12/2017 Consumers are bad at passwords. So are companies, and they're also bad at mandating effective authentication. As a result of this poor cyber hygiene, end users are at greater risk of having personal data stolen or accounts compromised, while businesses ...

Planning to go cashless? Beware of cyber criminals who are tracking your every step

5/12/2017 With the growing usage of payment wallets, there is a high possibility of malicious apps now tracking that growth and trying to steal from them, without the user being aware of it.

Channel 9 investigates cybercriminals targeting medical devices

5/12/2017 Passwords, credit card numbers and bank accounts aren't the only information hackers could be after. Channel 9 learned cybercriminals could target medical devices. Jennifer Baker's daughters live with Type 1 diabetes. "Insulin is keeping them alive ...

School's almost out … Don't let cybercriminals in

5/12/2017 Cybercriminals are seizing this opportunity with increasing force, and schools are feeling the squeeze. In Educause's 2015 poll, security issues occupied the bottom slots of the top ten areas of concern for CIOs and IT leaders in education.

FBI Warns Cyber Criminals Are Targeting Unsecured FTP Servers In The Healthcare Industry

5/12/2017 The FBI warns that cyber criminals could use an FTP server in anonymous mode to store malicious tools or launch targeted cyber attacks.

SMBs continue to be a target of cybercriminals

5/12/2017 Because they don't see themselves as targets, small-to-midsize businesses (SMB) have for a long time believed that their security programs are good enough.

What motivates some young people to become cybercriminals?

5/12/2017 We know that cybercriminals are almost always seeking financial gain, but it seems that this is not usually what young cybercriminals have in mind when they take their first steps over to the “dark side”. For example, an interesting report by the UK's ...

New law would go after cyber criminals who use Bitcoin

5/12/2017 “Cyber criminals have taken advantage of our antiquated laws for too long,” said House Rep. Jose Felix Diaz, R-Miami, who sponsored the bill.

Popular Android apps expose millions of users to cyber criminals

5/12/2017 Hundreds of Google Play apps are potentially exposing Android users to hackers, according to a new study. University of Michigan researchers used a custom-built tool called OPAnalyzer to scan 24,000 apps, and found 410 that could allow cyber criminals ...

Financial Services Sector the #1 Target of Cybercriminals

5/12/2017 Financial services organizations cut the intermediary step between cybercriminals and the funds they seek. Hackers can obtain troves of data in attacks on healthcare organizations, but they have to take additional steps to monetize that information and ...

Cybercriminals are saying it with flowers from Debenhams

5/12/2017 The delay could have been at the request of law enforcement, as when a company realizes it has been subject to a breach it may be beneficial not to let the cybercriminals know that they have been rumbled, and so that evidence collection can start.

Stay safe – the cyber criminals are watching

5/12/2017 Stay safe - the cyber criminals are watching. Data security. It's not the sexiest of subjects, but it's an important one for any customer-facing travel business: if you ignore it, it could cost your company a small fortune.

Hospital computers across England hacked; cyber criminals demanding ransom

5/12/2017 The cyberinfrastructure at hospitals across England has come under a massive cyber attack locking out the staff from their computers and diverting emergency patients.

Cybercriminals have taken notice of leaked government spying techniques

5/12/2017 Wikileaks continues to publish alleged CIA hacking techniques for smart devices, including smart TVs and smartphones. And recently a treasure trove of alleged hacking tools used by the NSA were leaked by hacking group, Shadow Brokers.

Under tough surveillance, China's cybercriminals find creative ways to chat

5/12/2017 Ninety-nine percent of Chinese cybercriminals communicate over instant messenger apps like QQ and WeChat, according to research from the cybersecurity firm Flashpoint.

Cybercriminals Breached Over a Billion Accounts Last Year

5/12/2017 These digital bandits became more ambitious and more creative and that resulted in a year marked by "extraordinary attacks," according to the 2017 Internet Security Threat Report from Symantec.

Hack hitlist: Cyber criminals and their targets

5/12/2017 Hackers' hitlist: Cyber criminals and their targets. Security experts say the UK is hit by dozens of cyberattacks a month that range from disrupting sites to breaches of data.

Small businesses increasingly in cybercriminal crosshairs

4/27/2017 Even if they envied the big budgets, global reach and market presence of big corporations, small business operators could console themselves with at least one silver lining: compared to their big brethren, small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) once ...

Compromising positions: is your business being targeted by cyber criminals?

4/27/2017 Rik Ferguson, VP Security Research, Trend Micro in conversation with Deanna O'Connor about cyber criminal activity targeting business.

Cyber criminals impersonating service members online

4/27/2017 If you get a friend request or message on Facebook from a high-ranking military official, it's probably fake. There's a rise in people impersonating military members on social media.

Young cybercriminals 'more motivated by peer respect than financial gain'

4/27/2017 An increasing number of young cybercriminals are motivated by a sense of notoriety and popularity with their peers rather than financial gain.

IBM X-Force: Financial Services Most Targeted By Cybercriminals in 2016

4/27/2017 The financial gains associated with corporate and customer data available throughout the financial sector proved appetizing to cybercriminals in 2016. Financial institutions were forced to defend against a 29 percent increase in the number of attacks ...

College email addresses targets of cyber criminals

4/27/2017 The Digital Citizens Alliance reported that hackers and cyber criminals use .edu email addresses to buy and sell personal information associated with the account.

Major cyber criminals target Trinity College and steal 'substantial' amount of money

4/27/2017 A criminal investigation has been launched after bank accounts belonging to the Trinity Foundation were targeted by cyber criminals. Trinity Foundation, the fundraising organisation of Trinity College Dublin, had a "substantial" amount of money stolen ...

Local police don't go after most cybercriminals. We need better training.

4/27/2017 Imagine calling your local police after you've been mugged and being told, “Sorry, muggings are complicated. We don't handle those.

Cyber criminals 'more ambitious' in 2016: Symantec

4/27/2017 Cyber criminals became “more ambitious in 2016” and cultivated advanced attack strategies as targeted attacks shifted from economic espionage to politically-motivated sabotage and subversion, according to a new global threat report from Symantec.

Skype is the number one communication choice among cybercriminals

4/26/2017 In a new study, researchers from intelligence firm Flashpoint have discovered that Skype is the number one communication channel for cybercriminals worldwide, edging out competitors like WhatsApp, Telegram and ICQ.

Ten ways to keep a cybercriminal away from your data

4/26/2017 Cybercriminals often create fake websites and trick people into giving out confidential information. This is called phishing and many financial institutions warn against these websites.

At $175, this ransomware service is a boon to cybercriminals

4/26/2017 Cybercriminals have another easy-to-use ransomware kit to add to their arsenals, thanks to a new variant called Karmen that hackers can buy on the black market for $175.

Cyber Criminals Attack US Colleges and Universities; Stolen Email Credentials Compromised [Video]

4/26/2017 Colleges and universities in the US are now facing a scary threat from cyber criminals who attack colleges and universities by sharing email credentials from millions of stolen or fake accounts with a .

Skype most popular communication channel for cyber criminals

4/26/2017 The study looked at the evolution of criminal communications strategies, tactics and tools, tracking the communications strategies and preferences of cyber criminals across multiple regions and actors from 2012 to 2016. According to the study report ...

Local police don't go after most cybercriminals. We need better training.

4/26/2017 Imagine calling your local police after you've been mugged and being told, “Sorry, muggings are complicated. We don't handle those.

Teenagers require 'very little skill' to become cybercriminals, report reveals

4/26/2017 “Very little skill” is required to become a cyber criminal, according to a new report. Research from the National Crime Agency (NCA) claims that free “off-the-shelf” hacking tools, online tutorials and video guides are making it increasingly easy for ...

Russia's reliance on cybercriminals has a 'silver lining,' says top DOJ lawyer

4/26/2017 A top Justice Department official says there is a “silver lining” in the fact that Russia's Federal Security Service was reliant on a pair of alleged cybercriminals to hack into Yahoo and collect information. Two contractors with cybercrime connections ...

Cybercriminals targetting small businesses

4/26/2017 Sgt Dale Joseph, of the Cyber Crime Unit, in his contribution to a KPMG cybersecurity seminar at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Port-of-Spain yesterday, said the unit has seen increased problems with business email.

For cybercriminals, Skype is the communication platform of choice

4/26/2017 The report also found cybercriminals prefer messaging services that are "simple, have a clean graphical user interface, are intuitive to use, and are not 'buggy.

Next Generation Cyber Criminals Being Motivated By Gaming Websites And Forums According To Report

4/26/2017 The United Kingdom's' National Crime Agency has done some research which concludes that young people that are into IT are getting motivated to take part in cyber criminal activities by gaming websites and forums.

Police around the world learn to fight global-scale cybercrime

4/26/2017 Our study of Avalanche, and of the groundbreaking law enforcement effort that ultimately took it down in December 2016, gives us a look at how the cybercriminal underground will operate in the future, and how police around the world must cooperate to ...

Report: Gaming Websites Influencing The Next Generation of Cybercriminals

4/26/2017 A recent report by the United Kingdom's' National Crime Agency claims that young people are being indoctrinated into hacking crimes via gaming cheat websites and modding forums.

In South-east Asia, cyber criminals make hay of government websites

4/26/2017 Bangkok: A top level investigation into cyber crime across South-east Asia has identified nearly 9000 malware-laden servers and hundreds of compromised websites, including government portals.

Cybercriminals Can Steal Cars Due to Hyundai App Vulnerabilities

4/26/2017 Hyundai corporation has just released updates for its Blue Link mobile application in order to fix some flaws which cybercriminals could have exploited to steal cars. The Blue Link mobile app can be installed on Android and iOS devices, allowing users ...

Cyber criminals now targeting political manipulation: Report

4/26/2017 PUNE: 2016 marked a change in the motives of cyber criminals with a sharp increase in the number of attacks aimed at political manipulation.

Cyber criminals are sharing millions of stolen university email credentials

4/26/2017 If you have a .edu e-mail address, beware: The account name, password and other personal information associated with that account may be listed online for cyber criminals to buy. The Digital Citizens Alliance is reporting evidence showing threats of ...

Russian Cybercriminals Are Loving Those Leaked NSA Windows Weapons

4/26/2017 It's been little over a week and a half since a hacker crew called the Shadow Brokers released a batch of tools believed to have belonged to the NSA, designed to break through the defences of Windows systems.

A Solution to Expose Cyber Criminals: End-to-end Lawful Interception and Intelligence Solutions From trovicor

4/18/2017 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, April 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent US intelligence report from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) concluded a hacking campaign was ordered to allegedly improve the election chances of the ...