cyber crime

Cryptocurrency crimes have increased 12-fold since 2016
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Cryptocurrency crimes have increased 12-fold since 2016

An FOI request reveals that Action Fraud saw crypto crime incidents grow on average 124% every year
22 Jun 2021
Ransomware criminals look to other hackers to provide them with network access
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ransomware

Ransomware criminals look to other hackers to provide them with network access

New report finds ransomware gangs are buying access from hackers planting backdoors
17 Jun 2021
Putin open to handing cyber criminals over to US
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Putin open to handing cyber criminals over to US

Russian leader could hand over online intruders in a reciprocal agreement
14 Jun 2021
NCSC: Ransomware is the biggest cyber threat facing the UK
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NCSC: Ransomware is the biggest cyber threat facing the UK

Lindy Cameron warns of the evolving ecosystem of ransomware, facilitated by the rise of ransomware as a service
14 Jun 2021
Avaddon ransomware gang shuts down and releases decryption keys
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ransomware

Avaddon ransomware gang shuts down and releases decryption keys

Avaddon is the latest hacking group to have suspend operations, following in the footsteps of DarkSide and Maze
14 Jun 2021
How do hackers choose their targets?
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hacking

How do hackers choose their targets?

We explore what goes on in the minds of cyber criminals
11 Jun 2021
DoJ shuts down infamous stolen credentials marketplace Slilpp
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cyber crime

DoJ shuts down infamous stolen credentials marketplace Slilpp

The platform offered 80 million stolen credentials from roughly 1,400 banking and e-commerce providers, including Amazon and PayPal
11 Jun 2021
EA hackers steal source code for FIFA, Battlefield game series
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hacking

EA hackers steal source code for FIFA, Battlefield game series

Stolen data has now been posted for sale on the dark web
11 Jun 2021
X-rated phishing attacks just keep growing
X-rated phishing attacks just keep growing
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X-rated phishing attacks just keep growing

New data from GreatHorn finds hackers increasingly using explicit material to get victims to click on malware
4 Jun 2021
US to give ransomware 'terrorism' status
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ransomware

US to give ransomware 'terrorism' status

Department of Justice will require all ransomware cases to be centrally coordinated via Washington
4 Jun 2021
What is cyber warfare?
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Security

What is cyber warfare?

We explain what cyber warfare is and why you need to pay attention to the threats posed
2 Jun 2021
Nigerian cyber criminals target Texas unemployment system
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cyber security

Nigerian cyber criminals target Texas unemployment system

Cyber criminals use Gmail feature to register the same email address multiple times
27 May 2021
What is e-safety?
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e safety

What is e-safety?

We explain what e-safety is and how it can be managed in schools and beyond
26 May 2021
Trend Micro home network security flaws could let hackers take over PCs
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Security

Trend Micro home network security flaws could let hackers take over PCs

All-in-one home security device could allow code execution, DoS, and file permission changes
26 May 2021
Kemp’s Zero Trust Gateway fortifies sensitive applications’ security
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cyber security

Kemp’s Zero Trust Gateway fortifies sensitive applications’ security

The new architecture enables granular conditional access for organizations’ proxied applications
21 May 2021
Irish High Court serves HSE hackers an injunction to block data leak
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Irish High Court serves HSE hackers an injunction to block data leak

The legal action aims to prevent the Conti hacking group from leaking sensitive medical data
21 May 2021
NETSCOUT threat intelligence report
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Whitepaper

NETSCOUT threat intelligence report

Cyber crime: Exploiting a pandemic
18 May 2021
Data breaches increase by a third as staff continue to work from home
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cyber security

Data breaches increase by a third as staff continue to work from home

61% of breaches involved credential data, while 85% of breaches involved a human element
17 May 2021
What is phishing?
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phishing

What is phishing?

From banking scams to industrial espionage, we look at why phishing is so lucrative
17 May 2021
French insurer AXA suffers ransomware attack in Asia
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ransomware

French insurer AXA suffers ransomware attack in Asia

Cyber criminals claim to have stolen 3TB of data including medical records and passport screenshots
17 May 2021
What is the Computer Misuse Act?
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Policy & legislation

What is the Computer Misuse Act?

If your computer systems are attacked, is the law effective enough to put those criminals behind bars?
14 May 2021
Cyber attacks on manufacturing up 300% in a year
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Security

Cyber attacks on manufacturing up 300% in a year

NTT also found that application-specific and web-application attacks accounted for two-thirds of all cyber crime
11 May 2021
The total economic impact™ of Mimecast
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The total economic impact™ of Mimecast

Cost savings and business benefits enabled by using Mimecast with Microsoft 365
10 May 2021