Threats North Korean hackers stole $882 million from cryptocurrency exchanges in 2 years

A U.N. Security Council report has highlighted how North Korean hackers have been carrying out and sponsoring a wave of …

Threats Spam-based phishing campaigns declined in 2018 but attacks on SaaS users rose

Cyber criminals, especially those who rely on phishing campaigns, are slowly yet steadily switching their operations from creating spam-based phishing …

News Cyber criminal who ran 8 popular DDoS booter services arrested in the U.S.

U.S. law enforcement authorities have arrested a 20-year-old cyber criminal who ran as many as eight DDoS booter services and …

Information security SIEM platforms come of age in raging battle against cybercrime 

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) technology has evolved dramatically in recent years. Overcoming the barriers to adoption are worth …

Threats Student Loans Company fended off nearly a million cyber attacks last year

The Student Loans Company was bombarded with 965,639 cyber attacks in 2017/18 aside from being targeted by 323 malware attacks …

News Met Police takes down cyber crime gang that targeted UK businesses

The Metropolitan Police recently arrested five cyber criminals belonging to a cyber crime gang in Birmingham and Oxfordshire for deploying malware …

Threats Brits lost £34.6 million to cybercrime between April & September 2018

UK residents lost as much as £34.6 million to cyber crime between April and September last year, with the hacking …

Threats Cyber attacks by far-left groups are outpacing physical attacks

Traditionally far-left groups have been carrying out more cyber attacks than physical attacks to subdue their ideological opponents in the …

News Hacker behind €10 million IOTA cryptocurrency theft arrested in Oxford

A hacker suspected of being behind the theft of €10 million in IOTA cryptocurrency from 85 victims since January last …

Threats Hackers using credential-stuffing attacks to hijack Deliveroo accounts

Cyber criminals are routinely carrying out credential-stuffing attacks to gain access to accounts of Deliveroo users and placing orders on …

Threats Spammers exploited flaw in GoDaddy’s DNS setup process to blackmail firms

In December last year, workers at hundreds of schools, universities, hospitals, media houses, subway stations, and community centres in the …

Threats UK suffered over 30 million cyber attacks between October and December

The UK was targeted with as many as 30 million cyber attacks between October and December last year, with a …