cyber-crime

Millions Of Passwords, Emails And Usernames Stolen From Dailymotion In Hack

More than 85 million usernames and email addresses have been stolen by unrevealed hackers

5 years ago

One In Four Wi-Fi Hotspots Ripe For Hack Attacks

Cyber security firm Kaspersky finds that large amounts of Wi-Fi hotspots still lack solid security

5 years ago

Three Suffers Data Breach As Hackers Steal Customer Data

A trio of men have been arrested in relation to unauthorised access to Three's customer database

6 years ago

UK Police’s 10 Year Digital Plan Focuses On Communications, Forensics

A 10-year strategy sees UK police forces taking wider advantage of digital tech, while training to handle its risks

6 years ago

Symantec: Hackers Are Becoming Expert IP Hunting Professionals

Fujitsu Forum 2016: Cyber crime can now be considered a professional, targeted business, according to Symantec

6 years ago

Machine Learning And AI Could Be The Future Of Cyber Security

IN-DEPTH: As the war against malware rages, smart software could be the key to getting ahead of hackers

6 years ago

China Adopts Controversial Cybersecurity Law Despite Foreign Criticism Over Internet Freedoms

The legislation could put further privacy and security pressures on foreign companies trying to operate in China

6 years ago

Developer Pulls Anti-Mirai IoT Worm After Backlash

The 'anti-worm worm' was intended as a proof of concept, but experts warned of further security risk

6 years ago

Cops Arrest Dozens Across Europe In E-Commerce Raids

Authorities have carried out the first Europe-wide action targeting e-commerce crooks

6 years ago

Twitter’s Sponsored Tweets Used For Credit Card Phishing

Malwarebytes finds a scam masquerading under the offer of Twitter verification

6 years ago

Scam Texts Target Apple Users As Clocks Go Back

The latest phishing scam sends text messages directly to users' smartphones

6 years ago

US Names Arrested Russian As Alleged LinkedIn, Dropbox Hacker

Yevigeniy Nikulin, a 29-year-old Moscow resident, allegedly conspired with two others to hack LinkedIn, Dropbox and other sites

6 years ago

‘Sophisticated’ DNS Attack Used IoT Gadgets To Target Dyn

The DDoS attack was unusual in its scale and was backed up by a large Mirai IoT botnet, Dyn says

6 years ago

Selfie Stealing Android Trojan Discovered By McAfee Labs

Tweaked Acecard trojan aims to trick gullible Android users into sending selfies and photos of their IDs

6 years ago

Banks ‘Under-Reporting Cyber Attacks’ Say Security Firms

Banks are not providing enough details on cyber-attacks in order to downplay security fears, say insiders

6 years ago

Nearly Three Quarters Of UK Police Websites Are Insecure

The Centre for Public Safety highlighted the police are putting the public at unnecessary risk of cyber crime

6 years ago

Cyber Criminals Using Odinaff Trojan To Infiltrate Bank Systems

Symantec has discovered a trojan capable of hiding in the networks of financial institutions

6 years ago

IoT And The Enterprise World Must Put Cyber Security At The Forefront Warn Experts

IP Expo 2016: Sophos, Kaspersky and Trend Micro talk future threats from IoT, Hired cyber criminals, and security education

6 years ago

TalkTalk’s Cyber Security Negligence Gets It Hit With £400,000 ICO Fine

The Information Commissioner said TalkTalk’s security was found wanting

6 years ago

Turkey, Italy And Hungary Riddled With Botnets Finds Norton Research

Botnets hop on high-speed city infrastructure to fire malware, spam and other threats across the Internet

6 years ago

MarsJoke Ransomware Targets US Government And Education Institutions

Cyber criminals are using the Kelihos botnet to extort Bitcoin payments out of the ransomware's victims

6 years ago

Hackers Are Using Consumer IoT Devices To Launch DDoS Attacks

Lax IoT security is allowing cyber criminals to syphon bandwidth to launch attacks on big businesses

6 years ago

Google Pulls Four Overseer Spyware Infected Apps From The Play Store

The spyware harvested user and device data from infected Android smartphones

6 years ago

Hacker Jailed For Stealing £88,000 In Gold Bullion

The hacker used data from a bullion trading company's systems to intercept packages

6 years ago

Government Plans ‘Active’ Cyber Security Approach

Government plans to show more cyber-security initiative, says head of new National Cyber Security Centre, as NAO describes cabinet IT…

6 years ago

Obama Warns Of Cyber ‘Wild West’

Nation-states with advanced cyber-weapons risk entering into a new 'arms race', warns US president

6 years ago

Researcher Develops Tool To See If Password Has Been Reused

The tool is intended for defensive purposes, but could also be used to facilitate password attacks

6 years ago

BT And KPMG: Businesses Are Engaged In An ‘Arms Race’ With Cybercriminals

Companies need to look for ways to go on the offensive against 'industrialised' cyber-criminals, finds a report from BT and…

6 years ago

Supreme Court Expands FBI’s International Hacking Powers

The FBI is to be given the authority to search suspect computer systems around the world if they use anonymisation…

6 years ago