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Europol HQ
cyber crime

Europol seizes more than 30,000 counterfeit sites on Cyber Monday

The joint operation resulted in three arrests based on 26,000 luxury goods taken from the cyber criminals
3 Dec 2019
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cyber security

Labour Party targeted by ‘large scale’ cyber attack

Election campaigning was 'slowed down' but the attack ultimately failed, and no data was lost
12 Nov 2019
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hacking and ransomware
Security

Leading ASP.NET host crippled by ransomware attack

The platform is working to restore services to more than 440,000 affected customers
11 Nov 2019
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ransomware

FBI asks private sector for advice on ransomware attacks

The “Ransomware Summit” opens lines of communication between corporate and government
7 Nov 2019
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Zero-day exploit
Security

Tenable: There are far more dangerous threats than zero-days

‘If you’re scared of zero-days, you don’t know what you’re talking about’ claims Tenable
7 Nov 2019
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Security

Trend Micro insider sells customer data to scammers

Scammers used stolen data to make fraudulent phishing calls
6 Nov 2019
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Security

Neighbourhood Watch and Avast to tackle cyber crime

Growing concern over cyber crime launches new Cyberhood Watch with Avast
5 Nov 2019
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Networks connected with each other across the world
Security

First mass BlueKeep exploitation spotted in the wild

Amateurish coin mining attack discovered six months after the critical Microsoft vulnerability was discovered
4 Nov 2019
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Steam
cyber crime

Valve thwarts criminals using CS:GO as laundering platform

The video game giant said 'stopping criminals was more important than preserving its microtransaction system'
4 Nov 2019
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WhatsApp, Web app, Messaging
Security

US allies targeted by WhatsApp video hack

Victims include high profile government and military officials spread across 20 countries, report
1 Nov 2019
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phishing

Businesses stung by convincing Office 365 voicemail scam

This latest wave of phishing attacks incorporates real audio recordings to create a sense of urgency
31 Oct 2019
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Security

Thousands infected with malware that 'reinstalls itself'

More than 45,000 Android devices have been affected by the Xhelper malware since March
30 Oct 2019
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Security

US military data exposed in 179GB Autoclerk leak

Travel arrangements of hundreds of thousands disclosed via “unsecured and unencrypted” AWS database
22 Oct 2019
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Security

Russian hacking group masquerades as Iranian spy network

Hacking technique highlights how difficult it is to attribute blame after a cyber attack
21 Oct 2019
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The Cookie Monster
cyber crime

Sesame Street store hacked with Java cookie

Credit card info is being trafficked to another site via a rogue Google Cloud storage domain name, according to a researcher
10 Oct 2019
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Security

APT groups exploiting VPNs to carry out cyber attacks

NCSC and NSA warn that services from Palo Alto, Fortinet and Pulse Secure are vulnerable
9 Oct 2019
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Calculator for working out data breach risk
Security

This tool can figure out often you will face insider attacks

Size, sector and employee welfare all used as factors of email-based intrusion
7 Oct 2019
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Encryption
Security

UK and US plead with Mark Zuckerberg to bin encryption plans

Home secretary pens open letter to the Facebook chief as the nations strike historic data-access agreement
4 Oct 2019
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Yahoo
Security

Ex-Yahoo! employee admits hacking users for explicit content

More than 6,000 users compromised as defendant also accessed iCloud, Facebook and Gmail accounts
2 Oct 2019
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A collection of cryptocurrency tokens in their physical manifestations
digital currency

TalkTalk hacker's crypto assets auctioned off by police

The auction of seized cryptocurrencies is a UK-first for law enforcement
1 Oct 2019
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Dark web actor
Security

“Bulletproof” dark web data centre seized by German police

The bunker hosted some of the most popular dark web marketplaces in existence
30 Sep 2019
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Security

Tech giants form cyber security 'supergroup'

Microsoft, Mastercard and others band together to help organisations get through attacks
27 Sep 2019
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Security

Thousands of webcams vulnerable to attack

Exposed connections could lead to loss of privacy or information theft
25 Sep 2019