cyber-crime

SWIFT Warns Of Other Attacks On Network

The theft of $81m from Bangladesh Bank was part of a wave of scams attempting to use the SWIFT network

6 years ago

Bangladesh Bank Attackers ‘Hacked SWIFT Software’

Client software used to access the SWIFT financial network was apparently compromised in the unprecedented heist, BAE Systems researchers say

6 years ago

US, UK Spy Agencies ‘Plan Cross-Border Data Sharing Deal’

The tentative agreement would reportedly allow UK authorities to gather data from US communications firms, and vice-versa

6 years ago

Cybercrime Costs Rise For British Businesses

British businesses pay increasing price for cybercrime, as attack recovery lengthens to four weeks

7 years ago

China-Backed Group Accused Of Travel Booking Breach

Travel booking firm Sabre has reportedly been breached by the same group that stole US government personnel records

7 years ago

Top 5 Ways To Boost Business IT Security

Roger Keenan, managing director of London data centre City Lifeline shares his top tips on protecting data

7 years ago

Trend Micro Signs National Crime Agency Partnership Deal

The two organisations are to work more closely together on tackling specific cyber-threats

7 years ago

NCA Arrests 57 Suspects In Cybercrime Clampdown

National Crime Agency arrests dozens in cybercrime clampdown on suspected hackers and other online criminals

7 years ago

Lizard Squad Hacks Lenovo Website And Intercepts Emails

Lenovo's main corporate website compromised in apparent revenge for Superfish adware

7 years ago

Darkleaks Offers Whistleblowers Black Market Trades For Bitcoins

Shady website offers an anonymous marketplace for potential whistleblowers ...and blackmailers

7 years ago

Death Threats From Hacker Lead To Prison Sentence

A hacker who made a number of death threats in Japan has been jailed in a case that captured the…

7 years ago

American Airlines Confirms 10,000 Accounts Compromised

United also hit by fraud as thieves use stolen credentials to buy travel, upgrades

7 years ago

Nuclear Plant Discovers Worm Infection

Malware has been discovered in a device connected to the control systems of a nuclear power plant in South Korea

7 years ago

Hacker Pays To Avoid 440 Year Prison Sentence

No brainer of the day? A hacker in Texas pays $10,000 to avoid a possible 440-year prison sentence

8 years ago

US, European Authorities Seize ‘Dark Web’ Sites

Silk Road 2.0 was one of the 410 'hidden' pages taken down in 'Operation Onymous' coordinated raids

8 years ago

Government Defends Life Sentences For ‘Serious’ Hacks

Home Office tells TechweekEurope that tougher prison sentences for computer crime are necessary

8 years ago

Interpol Opens Cybercrime Base, Partners With Kaspersky, Trend Micro

New Singapore facility will help Interpol tackle cybercrime

8 years ago

Hackers Use Transient Websites To Facilitate Attacks

Blue Coat warns about the dangers posed by web pages that exist for less than 24 hours

8 years ago

Study: Cyber-Crime On Par With Cost Of Narcotics, Counterfeiting

A McAfee-sponsored study has found that cyber-crime cost the global economy up to $575bn last year, with the capabilities of…

8 years ago

Cyber Crime Thought To Be Behind Fraud Jump In UK

Violent crime is going down as fraud continues to rise, with digital crime likely to blame

8 years ago

Black Markets Broaden Access To Cutting-Edge Malware Tools

Two studies have found an increasing level of sophistication in the black markets for selling cyber-crime tools and services

8 years ago

Francis Maude Launches UK CERT Cyber-Response Centre

CERT-UK is officially launched and will provide a single coordination point for handling national cyber-incidents

8 years ago

Cyber Crime Industry Runs Its Own Marketing, Recruitment And Customer Service

Hackers are able to earn more money than drug dealers, claims new research into cyber criminal habits sponsored by Juniper…

8 years ago

European Cops ‘Dismantle’ eBay Fraudsters Who Sent Bricks And Fruit

Fraudsters said to have sent bricks and vegetables instead of the products their victims had paid for

8 years ago

Three Men Charged In US And Ukraine In International Cyber-Crime Ring Takedown

The men allegedly attempted to steal funds from more than a dozen banks and financial organisations, including the US Department…

8 years ago

Phishing Crook Jailed Over Attempts To Steal £1.5m From Students

Man sentenced to three years and nine months after he tried to steal vast sums from hundreds of victims

9 years ago

Blackhole Arrests Highlights International Law-Enforcement Collaboration

Experts said the arrests of Blackhole's creators shows cyber-criminals they are not beyond the reach of law enforcement

9 years ago

New UK Cyber Cops See First Success: £750k Phisher Sentenced

Scammer gets five years as National Cyber Crime Agency celebrates success just days after its official launch

9 years ago

New UK Cyber Police Chief: We Need Skills To De-Anonymise Tor Crooks

Crooks think they can operate anonymously online with tools like Tor. They can't, says head of the National Cyber Crime…

9 years ago

Cyber Attack Cost Rises Again For Breached Organisations

The UK is suffering less than others, whilst IT teams are spending in all the wrong places

9 years ago