Cybercrime News, Articles and Updates
U.S. federal prosecutors reportedly will charge former National Security Agency (NSA) staffer Harold Martin III not only removed 50 terabytes of data from NSA servers, but also removed "six full banker's boxes" of documents along with a host of computer hardware, according to published reports.
A research team offered evidence that the account of John Podesta, the chairman of Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, was hacked by the top military foreign-intelligence service of the Russian Federation.
The Russian man that Czech authorities arrested on Oct. 5 in collaboration with the FBI is allegedly connected to the 2012 breach of LinkedIn.
Get Safe Online is urging businesses to better train staff to spot the signs of fraud, as Action Fraud reports a 22 percent increase in crimes reported in the last year.
Hackers exploited security vulnerabilities and weak passwords to burrow their way into a number of e-commerce sites, including that of the National Republican Senatorial Committee.
The threat actors behind the notorious Dyre banking trojan may be back in action, this time supporting the new TrickBot trojan.
IDC analysts are forecasting that by the year 2020, spending on security products will hit US$100 billion.
The Shadow Brokers is finding that its claim to have stolen the National Security Agency's (NSA) hacking tools is a tough sell with the hacking group being forced to change its sale methodology.
Internet of Things (IoT) devices running on the open-source Linux OS are under attack from NyaDrop.
Building a culture of cybersecurity within enterprises is essential in today's fast-paced world of online transactions.
Sierra Wireless issued a warning to users urging them to change their default factory credentials.
A new ransomware variant written in Python and named CryPy has been uncovered by an Avast security researcher that while dangerous is also littered with flaws that make it less effective.
The bad actors behind a new malware contagion are exploiting the desperation of American college graduates looking for relief from their student debt.
Blockchain.info, a popular Bitcoin wallet provider, was knocked offline for seven hours on Thursday after a domain name system (DNS) attack.
Brazil has emerged as a primary center of financially motivated e-crime threat activity.
Symantec researchers noted an uptick in phishing email attacks using malicious WSF attachments to infect users with ransomware.
Potter County officials in Texas are assuring users that their voter information website is safe after learning that hackers gained access to it.
Since the source code to the Mirai IoT botnet was publicly leaked, researchers at Imperva have uncovered evidence of several low-level DDoS attacks that were likely perpetrated by new users testing out this suddenly accessible tool.
Trend Micro researchers found that cybercriminals are using video game currency to launder real world money.
Trend Micro researchers have spotted several exploit kits delivering Cerber 4.0 ransomware just a month after the release of version 3.
A series of related malware campaigns whose m.o. resembles that of the notorious Carbanak gang has been quietly infecting financial targets since January, including users of the SWIFT bank messaging system, according to Symantec.
Phishing remains one of the top threats seen by organisations today. Threat actors use various social engineering tricks to convince users that their requests for information or money transfers are legitimate.
HTML/FakeAlert, bogus web pages named by ESET, are showing made-up, fake alert messages usually about dummy virus infections, which if true, would harm the computer or affect users' data.
Following its exposé accusing OurMine of web defacements, the website BuzzFeed was itself hit.
Researchers at Symantec's Norton division found that Turkey has the largest number of "bot" infections with one bot for every 1,139 internet users.
SANS Institute researchers are calling on system admins to do their part in securing connected devices.
Eugene Kaspersky, CEO of Kaspersky Lab speaks at IP EXPO Europe 2016 and explains why he believes cyber-attackers are now turning their attention to critical national infrastructure.
The City of London Police have arrested a man in Romania charged with involvement in a campaign that installed malware on to ATMs around the UK
The Shadow Brokers Saturday posted a rant to voice their discontent over the lack of bids for the stolen goods.
DressCode malware spotted in thousands of apps and could pose a serious threat to enterprise networks.