Cybercrime stories - Page 8
Personal details of 12,000 social media ‘stars’ leaked in avoidable breach
Octoly was informed of the exposed cloud repository on January 4th, yet the personally identifiable information was not secured until February 1st.
AU woman fakes CV to get $245k CIO salary, but gets sacked instead
The IT skills shortage in Australia is bad enough without having to factor in fraud - an expert has advice for both employers and potential recruits.
Munich Airport launches dedicated IT security hub to fight cybercrime
After being the victim of cyberattacks every single day, Munich Airport has opened its exclusive Information Security Hub to fight back.
80% increase in cyberattacks: “Ultimately it is a race against time”
With the news that the UK faces more than 10 significant cyberattacks every week, Skybox says the "slow and steady tactic just won't work anymore."
Cyber warfare set to surge in 2018 but expert says Britain is not prepared
Cyber war has exploded and is now quite literally on our doorstep - despite this an expert claims Britain's defences are severely underfunded.
Coincheck promises £380m refund after massive cryptocurrency breach
This has been deemed the largest cyptocurrency breach of all time but Coincheck has been praised for promising to refund its 260,000 customers.
Whitepaper: What is cybercrime doing closer to home?
This new report from Frost & Sullivan delves into APAC's cybersecurity maturity and includes a country breakdown and advice moving forward.
AI is not the Terminator: Its role in New Zealand's war against cybercrime
The use of AI is not only acceptable, it is essential in the battle against cyber criminals.
£400k fine: Is it big enough for Carphone Warehouse’s huge data breach?
The retailer has received a £400k fine after 'striking' security issues & systemic failures led to its 2015 breach - but experts say it's not enough.
CASE STUDY: How cybercriminals targeted QLD law firm with social engineering
Contemporary cybercrime is as much about psychology as technology.
Highly-targeted cyberattacks surround upcoming Winter Olympics
McAfee released a report that revealed cybercriminals have targeted organisations involved in fast approaching Winter Olympics held in South Korea.
ESET: A breakdown of 2017’s ransomware epidemic - and what to expect next
Given the digital plague around the world in 2017, it would be unseemly not to give ransomware its own dedicated piece.
Expert insights: Why visibility and forensics matter in cybersecurity
A Six-Point Checklist for making sure that your security teams have the capacity to track the root causes and progress of noxious malware .
Ludicrous cybercrime profit means Mafia no longer constrained to the streets
Back in the day it was not uncommon for people to ransack stagecoaches and rob armoured trucks, but now they’re robbing servers.
Businesses MUST prepare: World's cybersecurity big guns forecast 2018
What will 2018 bring? We’ve brought together a line-up of cybersecurity heavyweights to provide their opinions on various topics for the year ahead.
Malicious attacks to drive surge in cybersecurity spending for 2018
Gartner has predicted security spending to total US$96.3b in 2018, an increase of 8% from 2017 with some segments performing better than others.
Attacks on UK's critical infrastructure to skyrocket 100% over next 2 years
Thought 2017 was bad? Well according to cybersecurity expert Huntsman Security, it’s going to get a whole worse.
2018 forecast: Opportunities abound but MSPs will be sacked due to security
Continuum has garnered insights from a number of its executives that touch on why MSPs will be fired in 2018, GDPR and the challenges & opportunities.
LogRhythm divulges eight key predictions for cybersecurity in 2018
The predictions for the new year include both good news and bad news, like the biggest data breach settlement of all time and increased awareness.
Opinion piece: How you can bolster cybersecurity in the IoT era
IoT will be present in 95% of electronic products for new product designs by 2020 - this means we need to make some drastic cybersecurity changes.
2017’s threat landscape report shows ransomware epidemic
Cyberthreats have changed significantly in 2017 - Bitdefender's annual report shows one in six spam emails now contain some form of ransomware.
Holiday alert: Cyberattacks can rise over 20 per cent starting now
As we approach the holidays organisations need to be on the lookout for cyber attacks if history offers an indication of what's to come.
Cybercrime selling like hotcakes: Ransomware sales soar 2500% in one year
The way criminals ply their trade has changed dramatically since the rise of the digital era, and not for the better – at least for the victims.
Cisco & Interpol embark on rapid threat intelligence sharing partnership
Cisco and INTERPOL’s Global Complex for Innovation (IGCI) are now working together to share threat intelligence.