Tag: Cyber Crime

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in November 2018 – 251,286,753 records leaked

Ransomware, phishing, malware, hackers... See the list of data breaches and cyber attacks in November 2018.

Reported Cybercrime Jumps 14% in England

Figures based on FOI findings from a third of police forces.

Chinese Head fired after crypto mining at school

A Chinese headmaster has been fired after secretly mining cryptocurrency using his school’s electricity supply.

Stealthy Crypto-Mining malware evades detection

A coin-miner goes undetected by using Windows Installer as an evasion technique, says Trend Micro.

Here we go again… 80,000 Facebook user accounts compromised

Malicious browser extensions could be behind a compromise of at least 81,000 Facebook accounts which were put up for sale on the dark web, according to reports.

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in October 2018 – 44,701,278 records leaked

See the list of data breaches and cyber attacks in October 2018.

6 cyber security scary stories for Halloween

We live in a scary world of cybercrime. In celebration of Cyber Security Awareness Month and Halloween (of course), we are sharing tales of security gone wrong.

The Internet Of Things is becoming the Internet Of Threats

Security by design is a methodical process, not an ad hoc undertaking. Failure to adopt this mindset for every single IoT device will likely lead to the need to make quick fixes to address bugs or newly discovered security threats.

Email still poses a cyber-threat, but there is hope

The total number of emails sent and received daily worldwide exceeds 281 billion and is forecast to grow to over 333 billion by 2022.

Ransomware casts anchor at the Port of San Diego

No waterfront woes for ships and boats after Port of San Diego fell victim to ransomware.

Facebook resets 90 million user passwords as flaw is discovered

Experts point to potential nation state involvement.

Japanese Crypto Exchange hit by $60m heist

Yet another Japanese cryptocurrency exchange has been targeted by hackers: this time Zaif suffered losses worth 6.7bn yen ($60m) earlier this month.