cybercrime

Encryption Helping Crooks Evade Police, Finds NCA

Apps for encrypted communications are now being used by criminals of all kinds, not just hackers, says the National Crime…

4 years ago

Hack Lets Burglars Enter Locked Hotel Rooms Without Leaving A Trace

F-Secure's method works on locks used in major hotels around the world

4 years ago

Gozi Banking Malware Returns, Backed By ‘Dark Cloud’ Botnet

The infamous Gozi banking Trojan is being used in targeted attacks deployed over surprisingly sophisticated botnet infrastructure, finds Cisco

4 years ago

Thousands Of Government Sites Hacked To Mine Cryptocurrency

The hack affected the ICO, the NHS and thousands of government and academic organisations in the UK, the US and…

4 years ago

UK Consumers Hit By £4.6bn In Cyber Crime Last Year

Worldwide 978 million internet users lost £130bn to cyber crooks, amidst an explosion in connected home gadgets and a poor…

4 years ago

MoneyTaker Criminals Make Off With £10m Using Stealth Malware

The 'MoneyTaker' group has made off with around $10m so far from banks in the UK, US and Russia, all…

4 years ago

NiceHash Admits It Was Hacked Amid Fears It Lost $70m In Bitcoin

Bitcoin mining marketplace NiceHash admits devastating hack, which some estimates say could have cost it nearly $70m

4 years ago

Interpol & Cisco To Combat Cyber Crime At Singapore Nerve Centre

Cisco is to contribute its world-spanning cyber-threat analysis to help battle increasingly sophisticated internet threats

4 years ago

US Government Warns Of ‘Ongoing’ Attacks On Energy, Nuclear Sectors

Critical industries including energy, nuclear and manufacturing have been targeted for cyber-espionage since earlier this year

4 years ago

Google Adds ‘Advanced Protection’ Account Security Option

The feature, aimed at 'high-risk' users including politicians, journalists and dissidents, requires two hardware keys amongst other protections

4 years ago

Hyatt Hotels Suffers Another Card Breach

Not again. Second data breach in two years as hotel chain admits hackers 'checked out' with payment card data

4 years ago

F35 Fighter Data Stolen In Hack On Australian Contractor

30GB of data on next generation joint strike fighter jet stolen in damaging hacking operation down under

4 years ago

Eastern European Banks Hit By £100m Cyber Crime Wave

A string of related thefts targeting banks in eastern Europe and former Soviet countries involved the coordination of physical and…

4 years ago

Fake AdBlock Plus Chrome Extension Installed By More Than 30,000 Users

Google has removed malware that appeared identical to the AdBlock Plus advert blocker and was listed on the official Chrome…

4 years ago

UK National Lottery Hit By Peak-Time DDoS Attack

The National Lottery's website and mobile app were taken offline for 90 minutes, blocking last-minute online ticket sales

4 years ago

Intelligence Experts Say Cyber-Thieves, Nation-State Hackers Teaming Up

ANALYSIS: Imagine a world where state-sponsored hackers team up with financial criminals to use ever more sophisticated tools to break…

4 years ago

UK Universities ‘Hit By Hundreds’ Of Cyber-Intrusions In Past Year

The intrusions were aimed at stealing research into technologies including missiles and healthcare on behalf of nation-states or to put…

4 years ago

US Arrests Chinese Man For Multiple Cyber-Attacks

The 36-year-old was arrested in Los Angeles on hacking charges linked to the high-profile hacks of the US Office of…

4 years ago

Police Bosses ‘Should Sack’ Officers With Poor IT Skills

Police officers with 'underperforming' IT skills should be dismissed, think tank Reform suggests

4 years ago

KopiLuwak Backdoor Refreshed For G20 Cyberattack

Diplomats at risk from a new malware dropper disguised as a document associated with a G20 meeting invite

4 years ago

Support Grows For A GPS Backup System Amidst Hacking Danger

South Korea and the US have signalled their support for a land-based radio navigation system as incidents of GPS disruption…

4 years ago

Hackers Hijack Cardiff Billboard To Display Offensive Images

US President Donald Trump depicted as a lizard was one of the more amusing images to be shown

4 years ago

Hackers Steal Data From Security Researcher

Hacker group 31337 Hackers says it is carrying out a broad campaign targeting the security analysts who help track down…

4 years ago

Multi-million Pound Cyber Security Centre To Open In London

Up to £14.5m will be invested into the innovation centre, with established firms working alongside cutting-edge startups.

4 years ago

Researchers Uncover Lucrative ‘Stantinko’ Adware Campaign

The malware is highly resilient and has largely managed to avoid detection

5 years ago

Lloyd’s: Businesses Need To Take A Long-Term View Of Cyber Attacks

It's no longer enough for organisations to just focus on the immediate impacts

5 years ago

Microsoft Tech Support Scammers Arrested In UK

Annoying tech support scammers ... four arrested in the UK after City police team up with Microsoft

5 years ago

Infosec 2017: WannaCry Could Have ‘Killed The Goose That Laid The Golden Egg’

WannaCry went against many other ransomware strains that came before it

5 years ago

ShadowBrokers Hacker Group To Publish More NSA Code

New batch of stolen code to be auctioned by hacker group, despite earlier pledge to shut down operation

5 years ago

Hackers Hijack Digital Billboard In Liverpool Shopping Centre

The billboard was turned off quickly, but not before pictures of the hack made their way online

5 years ago