Tag: Cyber Crime

Bank Robbing? There’s a Vulnerable Web App for That

New research finds attackers are able to gain access to financial applications at 58% of banks.

Chrome Extension Malware Targets Facebook

A new malware campaign detected by Radware's threat research group is reported to be proliferating through fraudulent Facebook links.

Crypto Me0wing Attacks: Kitty Cashes in on Monero

The internet has been the gateway to fame for many a cat, but the latest vulnerability, the "Kitty" malware, has gained popularity for more nefarious reasons.

Supply chain cyber attacks up 200% in 2017

Cyber criminals ramped up attacks on supply chains last year, with incidents rising by 200%, according to a new report.

GitHub survived the biggest DDoS attack ever recorded

A 1.3 Tbs DDoS hit GitHub, the largest yet recorded

Half of UK Firms Hit by Cyber-Related Fraud in Past Two Years

Nearly half of UK organizations (49%) have suffered from cyber-related fraud in the past two years, according to the latest research from PwC.

2017: Spam down, Phishing up!

The average amount of spam in 2017 decreased to 56.63%, but the number of phishing attacks increased by 59%.

Hackers have already targeted the Winter Olympics – and may not be done!

The Pyeongchang Olympics are already under cyberattack on at least two fronts, with no clear endgame in sight.

Smart speakers could expose corporate networks

Yet another source of IoT headaches for information security professionals!

New tech support scam malware fakes Blue Screen of Death

A new malware masquerading as the infamous Blue Screen of Death tries to swindle victims into paying for tech support tools.

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are peak days for financial phishing attacks

Shops are preparing for the largest revenue stream of the year. Unfortunately, so are cybercriminals.

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in October 2017 – 55 million records leaked

See the list of cyber crimes and data breaches this last October.