Cybercrime stories - Page 3
Google's new Chrome feature warns about compromised logins
This week Google released extra measures in a bid to provide better security for its users’ data.
Cybercrime tools and services becoming increasingly democratised
Findings from Check Point's new report reveal a concerning trend as cybercrime grows increasingly well-managed and accessible.
Expert asserts BaaS ‘critical for data centre security’
In an IT world clogged with acronyms, Comport says there is one that many data centres are failing to properly implement.
Nation-state actors leverage insiders for economic espionage
Flashpoint's Eric Lackey reveals the true cost of state-sponsored cyber espionage and just how rampant it actually is.
Teens prove IoT device vulnerabilities by hacking them
After two teens managed to hack hundreds of thousands of printers around the world, KYOCERA Document Solutions has some tips for businesses.
Skyscanner opens up bug bounty for interested hackers
If you can find a bug in Skyscanner then the company will pay up to US$2,000 per vulnerability.
4 Reasons why CISOs should adopt threat intelligence
ThreatQuotient’s Anthony Perridge believes the answer to security teams falling behind criminals is to deploy threat intelligence platforms.
New report uncovers US$1.7b cryptocurrency cybercrime market
There was a staggering rise in criminal activity within the cryptocurrency market last year, despite the decline in the market.
5 tips for protection against surging number of scam apps
We all love them and our lives are effectively run by them, but research has revealed apps are increasingly growing deceitful with ulterior motives.
AI in cybersecurity stamping out menacing fileless attacks
Ziften's Logan Gilber believes the difference between traditional and AI-based cybersecurity systems is a matter of “teaching” versus “learning”.
Cryptomining affected 37% of businesses last year
“From the meteoric rise in cryptomining to massive data breaches and DDoS attacks, there was no shortage of cyber-disruption."
Cybercrime could cost NZ$8 trillion over next five years
A global Accenture research study reveals only 30% of organisations are very confident in internet security.
AU businesses less cybersecurity confident than global peers
A new report reveals companies around the world could incur US$5.2 trillion in additional costs and lost revenue over the next five years due to cybercrime.
Palo Alto says supply chain is cybersecurity’s weakest link
The supply chain creates a hole that cybercriminals can exploit by first infiltrating the partner.
IoT breaches: Nearly half of businesses still can’t detect them
The Internet of Thing’s (IoT’s) rapid rise to prominence may have compromised its security, if a new report from Gemalto is anything to go by.
Carbon Black: What does cybersecurity have in store for 2019?
Tom Kellerman has shared five insights for the year ahead, including a particularly bold one.
A photo still enough to defeat face unlock of many phones
Despite almost all smartphone manufacturers bragging about just how secure their ‘face unlock’ feature is, a new study has found many models wanting in security.
Is Supermicro innocent? 3rd party test finds no malicious hardware
One of the larger scandals within IT circles took place this year with Bloomberg firing shots at Supermicro - now Supermicro is firing back.
Cyber crisis continues unabated – is ATP the answer?
Statistics on cybercrime certainly makes for grim reading, and that is set to continue unless businesses take measures to stack the odds better in their favour.
Credential theft industry booming in US, declining in Asia & EU
New research reveals the US is ripe for harvest, but Blueliv says the declines in EU and Asia are almost definitely only temporary.
Chinese espionage: Sweating Apple insists breach allegations are ‘not true’
The dust still hasn't settled on the report that caused Supermicro's stocks to collapse, and now Apple is stressing its innocence.
Huge vulnerabilities in software supply chain being exploited
A very exposing report has revealed breaches are rising and response times are falling, largely due to shoddy software development practices.
Brewery breach: Not even beer is safe from ransomware
There were no pints enjoyed at this Scottish brewery this week as it fell victim to a crippling ransomware attack.
Why cybercriminals are moving away from attention-grabbing ransomware attacks
Crypto-jacking attempts are making the biggest impact so far this year.