Cyber Crime News, Articles and Updates
A Federal judge denied a motion filed by Mozilla last week requesting that the FBI privately disclose a security vulnerability used in a child pornography case.
U.S. and Russian officials will meet this week in Geneva to discuss cybersecurity issues though not as a restart of the Bilateral Presidential Commission, a State Department official told SCMagazine.com.
A new report warns of the next phase of ransomware, an era of self-propagating ransomware, or "cryptoworms."
Benjamin Earnest Nichols, a 37-year-old man from Oklahoma City faces a 10-year federal prison sentence for launching a DDoS attack against the website owned by a security researcher.
The 18-month project will be closely watched by The Home Office, who are keen to use the lessons learnt here to fight cyber-crime nationally.
Hackers reportedly accessed computer networks at U.S. law firms, including Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP and Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP.
A report finds terrorists are largely uninterested in using readily available communication methods found on the dark web.
The pro-Eastern European ransomware Cerber has been spotted on dark web Russian forums offering ransomware as a service, according to the cyber intelligence firm Sensecy.
York Hospital in Maine reported a breach of employees' identifying information but said patient information was not targeted.
Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) is blocking the Senate vote on Beth Cobert's nomination as director of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) in a move that is seen as politically motivated.
Sons Caliphate Army, a group of pro-ISIS hackers, threatened Facebook and Twitter in retaliation for the companies' efforts shutting down ISIS-affiliated social media accounts, was posted on the group's Telegram channel.
The rollout of fingerprint ID and voice recognition to authenticate customers' is a step change in online security but won't solve all our cyber problems.
Tech support scams often involve malvertising attacks using common exploit kits like Angler EK or Nuclear EK, but scammers can also lure victims through less complex exploits.
Online dating fraud declines during the Valentine's Day season, according to new research on romance scams.
Cyber Caliphate announced in a post on its Telegram account on Friday that he jihadi hacking group would migrate communications to Threema.
William Noonan, U.S. Secret Service, says organizations must work together to prevent new threats.
Malware based on open-source code, created for educational purposes only, has been spotted in the wild by Bleeping Computer's Lawrence Abrams.
Respondents to a new survey from FICO unanimously agreed: Data breaches this year in other industries will damage financial institutions.
The FBI is facing allegations from the press that it hacked into the TorMail accounts of innocent people during a 2013 investigation.
A number of remote code execution bugs in several models of FRITZ!Box broadband routers could allow intruders to place phone calls through the device.
Researchers at IBM X-Force have spotted an aggressive infection campaign targeting major Japanese banks.
In a phishing campaign, scammers are using fake emails from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to launch attacks that download Kovter and CoreBot malware.
After Obama's threat "to make it harder for terrorists to use technology to escape from justice," ISIS' hacking group issued new cyber suggestions.
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IBM will allow outside developers to create custom applications on QRadar, the company's security analytics platform.
A linen services company in New Hampshire pleaded guilty to hacking into the computer server of a similarly named, but smaller competitor.
China has arrested the individuals it says are responsible for the mega-breach of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) in June, according to The Washington Post, citing anonymous U.S. officials.
When hacking group Anonymous responded to the deadly terror attacks in Paris by threatening ISIS "We will hunt you down," observers may have been left wondering what torturous punishment the group planned.
France reportedly saw a sharp increase in attempted cyber attacks in the weeks leading up to the terror attacks in Paris last week.
The mysterious group behind the 2013 cyber attacks that crippled South Korean news stations, financial institutions, and government websites is likely the same attacker behind malware that appeared in Europe recently, according to Palo Alto Networks.
SC Magazine Articles
- Some U.S. Bancorp workers' W-2 info exposed in ADP data breach
- Spearphishing attack nets $495K from investment firm
- Updated: Gmail, Yahoo email credentials among millions found on the dark web
- Report: Ransomware feeds off poor endpoint security
- Organizations need formal vendor risk management programs, study
- State Dept. criticized for poor records management, Clinton broke rules, IG report says
- APWG report: Phishing surges by 250 percent in Q1 2016
- Apple rehires crypto legend Jon Callas
- China's quantum communications satellite to improve data security, thwart hackers
- 34% of Brits willing to sacrifice their online safety for weight loss