Threats New BEC scam targeting HR departments to swindle salaries unearthed

The world woke up to the rising threat posed by BEC scams (Business Email Compromise) last year when the FBI …

News U.S. Justice Dept investigating theft of trade secrets by Huawei

After being banned from participating in the country's 5G network trials, Huawei is facing further trouble in the U.S. as …

Threats Dark Overlord threatens to publish celebrities’ cosmetic surgery pictures

The Dark Overlord, a group of online extortionists that hacked into computers owned by the London Bridge Plastic Surgery clinic …

News British hacker jailed for launching DDoS attack on Liberian mobile network

Daniel Kaye, a Surrey-based hacker, has been sentenced to 32 months in prison by the Blackfriars Crown Court for launching …

Threats London Blue hackers targeting 35,000 CFOs with spear-phishing attacks

Security researchers have identified a Nigerian hacker group called "London Blue" which has extended its operations into Western Europe and …

Information security How real is the threat of cryptojacking?

Danielle Russell, group product marketing manager at AlienVault, an AT&T company, says that 2018 was the year of cryptojacking. Can …

Cyber crime How to beat the criminals at their own game this festive season

American consumers just wrapped up another Black Friday shopping season, and cybercriminals were out in force trying to steal credit …

News Cisco to provide cyber security training to 120,000 UK police officers

Cisco has partnered with UK Police to provide cyber security training to over 120,000 police officers across England, Scotland, Wales …

Threats One in five Brits duped by phishing scams leveraging trusted brand names

Cyber criminals have almost perfected the art of targeting British consumers with phishing scams to steal their personal information or …

News Hacker group behind massive advertising fraud campaigns taken down

Eight prominent members of a cybercriminal group that carried out multi-million-pound digital advertising fraud campaigns that included wire fraud, computer …

Threats Three in four Brits fearful of cyber-attacks during elections

A recent survey from the European Commission has revealed that a majority of European citizens are worried about the possibility …

News Europol busts over 33,000 Internet domains selling counterfeit goods

Continuing its crackdown on the use of the Internet by cyber criminals and fraudsters to sell counterfeit and pirated items …