cybercrime

What is fileless malware?
malware

What is fileless malware?

This near-invisible threat can go virtually undetected by even the most advanced antivirus software
10 Sep 2020
China to launch global data security initiative
Policy & legislation

China to launch global data security initiative

Data security initiative aims to curb activities that “infringe upon personal information”
8 Sep 2020
Malware attacks using machine identities doubled in 2019
cyber security

Malware attacks using machine identities doubled in 2019

Venafi claims machine identity capabilities have been commoditized and added to off-the-shelf malware
4 Aug 2020
Australia announces $1.35 billion investment in cyber security
Man reports security breach
cyber security

Australia announces $1.35 billion investment in cyber security

Country will spend $1.35B to enhance cyber security capabilities over the next decade
30 Jun 2020
Area 1 Security raises $25 million in growth funding
phishing

Area 1 Security raises $25 million in growth funding

Company provides AI-driven protection against phishing
30 Jun 2020
Governments urged to work together to stop health care cyber attacks
cyber security

Governments urged to work together to stop health care cyber attacks

Red Cross among those calling on governments to address coronavirus-related cyberattacks
26 May 2020
Hackers target Three customers with "sophisticated" phishing scam
Three UK
phishing

Hackers target Three customers with "sophisticated" phishing scam

Cyber criminals use elements from Three’s style and links out to its website
26 Mar 2020
London will house a cybercrime court complex
Cyber crime
News

London will house a cybercrime court complex

The court will also help the Court and Tribunal Service move to digitised channels
10 Oct 2017
Why cybercrime will always need humans
Security

Why cybercrime will always need humans

Kaspersky finds robots won't ever replace hackers completely
9 Feb 2016
Gov 'is not taking cybercrime seriously'
Security

Gov 'is not taking cybercrime seriously'

Home Office 'will miss out on top IT talent' with volunteer cybercop plan
27 Jan 2016
Theresa May wants civilians to tackle cybercrime
Police
Security

Theresa May wants civilians to tackle cybercrime

IT workers could help the police solve cybercrimes, under new Home Office proposals
20 Jan 2016
Russian cybercriminals steal $790 million over three years
hacking

Russian cybercriminals steal $790 million over three years

Hackers take on 1,000 new employees to keep up with demand
23 Nov 2015
President Obama announces new US cyber-sanctions
Security

President Obama announces new US cyber-sanctions

The legislation covers individuals or organisations carrying out malicious cyber activities
2 Apr 2015
Police ‘lack skills to tackle cybercrime’
Police lamp
data breaches

Police ‘lack skills to tackle cybercrime’

Survey warns more must be done to ensure cyber security
15 Dec 2014
UK clampdown on PC hijackers prompts four arrests
Arrest
Security

UK clampdown on PC hijackers prompts four arrests

NCA-led initiative to stop users of Remote Access Trojans results in multiple arrests
21 Nov 2014
Police warn of Isis cyber attacks on city banks
Hacking
Security

Police warn of Isis cyber attacks on city banks

Police chief cautions firms in Square Mile to prepare for cyber attack from militants
19 Nov 2014
Cyber security risk to open source apps set to soar in 2015
Open source
Security

Cyber security risk to open source apps set to soar in 2015

Trend Micro predicts uptick in attacks on open source apps next year, in the wake of Heartbleed and Shellshock
4 Nov 2014
UK Government declares 1/2 of Britons cybercrime victims
Cybercrime
Security

UK Government declares 1/2 of Britons cybercrime victims

Despite this, only a third actually report offences to the authorities, government research finds
22 Oct 2014
Cybercrime costing companies $12.7m a year
Cyber war
Security

Cybercrime costing companies $12.7m a year

HP has revealed the number of cybercrime incidents have increased by 96 per cent over the last five years
16 Oct 2014
100 people responsible for world cybercrime, says Europol
Security

100 people responsible for world cybercrime, says Europol

Top Euro cop warns of Russian cyber mafia responsible for cybercrime around the world
13 Oct 2014
JPMorgan attack prompts security fears for 76m customers
Data breach
Security

JPMorgan attack prompts security fears for 76m customers

JPMorgan Chase & Co confirms cyber attack has resulted in 76 million of its customers' details becoming compromised
3 Oct 2014
Met Police launches anti-fraud and cybercrime unit
Crime scene
Security

Met Police launches anti-fraud and cybercrime unit

The initiative hopes to protect Londoners from falling victim to a wide range of online crimes
3 Oct 2014
NATO adds cyber threats to collective response list
Business strategy

NATO adds cyber threats to collective response list

The declaration means all member states will act collectively should an attack or threat of attack occur
4 Sep 2014