Cybercrime News, Articles and Updates
While most organizations believe providing workers with the best technology is imperative to business productivity, many struggle to optimize agility owing to traditional security mindsets, according to a new study by Okta.
Researchers believe Fancy Bear hacked the Olympic drug-testing agency in retaliation for WADA's recommendation to ban all Russian athletes from the Olympics.
The FBI is investigating the possible hack by Russian intelligence agencies of the New York Times and other news organizations.
A hacker has stolen around 808,000 accounts from two forums run by Epic Games, the games maker has confirmed the hack and is investigating what happened.
The top three findings from Trend Micro's TrendLabs six-monthly threat trends are the doubling of ransomware families, geographic spread of business email scams and increasing Flash and IOT vulnerabilities spotted.
Although a ransomware attack hit the city of Sarasota, Fla. in February, owing to an ongoing criminal investigation, details of the attack are only now being revealed.
The meteoric rise of Locky ransomware has not completely supplanted the distribution of the notorious Dridex malware.
Ransomware is not going away, according to a new study from Arctic Wolf Networks.
A San Francisco Bay-area woman was arrested Thursday after doing a little too much to keep up with the Kardashians.
The social media giant listed these stats in a Thursday statement detailing the firm's most recent efforts to combat terrorism on its platform.
Kaspersky researchers spotted a wave of attacks that has affected more than 130 organizations in at least 30 countries.
Former board members and senior employees at SWIFT, said the company did not monitor or make attempts to improve the poor security practices of its clients.
The leaker to end all leakers has taken to Twitter to provide some insight in to the recent high profile auction of NSA hacking tools.
An employee of enterprise software firm Sage has been apprehended by police in London following a breach last week.
A cyber vigilante took internet justice into his own hands when he infected the computer of an tech support scammer with Locky ransomware.
In what is being flagged as a threat to the health care sector, the source code of all of PilotFish Technology's software has been posted to the dark web.
Independent researcher Michael Gillespie discovered a unique ransomware variant posing as a Pokémon Go application for Windows.
Updated! The claim by the hacking group The Shadow Brokers that it has pilfered surveillance tools from another group, allegedly associated with the National Security Agency (NSA), is being called bogus by security experts, but Kaspersky Lab believes there is a connection.
A settlement is brewing between The Home Depot and 50 million customers whose personally identifiable information was compromised in a hack in 2014.
Capitalizing on Olympics activity, a new version of Zeus Sphinx has been targeting banks in Brazil and Colombia.
London police have kicked off a pilot program that has law enforcement hiring private law firms to challenge cybercriminals in civil rather than criminal court.
Trend Micro researchers spotted a new variant of Locky ransomware using Windows Scripting Files (WSF) as a downloader.
Roman Valerevich Seleznev, a Russian charged with hacking into servers and global carding forum sites resulting in $170 million in phony credit card purchases, will face a federal jury this week.
Fresh off the discovery that hackers compromised the customer support portal for Oracle's MICROS point-of-sale systems, a new shocking report surfaced, revealing that at least five more POS vendors were similarly breached.
The fallout from the hack into the DNC continues as it is now being reported that celebrities, C-suite executives and other high-profile donors to the Democratic party were also ensnared.
A new APT group has emerged on the Indian subcontinent, identified by ForcePoint as 'Monsoon'
While players of Valve Corporation's online battle arena game Dota 2 were busy fighting each other for supremacy, a real-life adversary stole 1,923,972 account records from the official Dota2 forum's database.
As the FBI investigation into the hack of the Democratic National Committee broadens, it is being reported that the private email accounts of Hillary Clinton and more than 100 Democratic officials also have been breached.
AVG malware analyst Jakub Kroustek discovered an unfinished version of a new strain of ransomware, dubbed Hitler-Ransomware.
Facebook users are being lured into giving up their credentials in response to alarming messages about terror incidents and celebrity deaths.
SC Magazine Articles
- Industry pros react to Cisco, Fortinet advisories after possible Snowden NSA leak
- The Shadow Brokers' NSA hack claim unlikely, say experts
- After the breach: Settlement expected for 50M Home Depot customers
- Don't get caught by the Pokemon Go ransomware
- WikiLeaks postings of Turkish emails included active links to malware
- Microsoft Office 365 hit with massive Cerber ransomware attack, report
- CEO sacked after aircraft company grounded by whaling attack
- Microsoft warns of new, self-propagating ransomware in the wild
- Wendy's POS breach 'considerably' bigger than first thought
- After NSA leaks, a renewed interest in vulnerability disclosure
- USAA members hit with multiple phishing attacks
- Saving money on security software by improving cyber posture, report
- Two-thirds of IT security pros surveyed expect a breach to hit their company, report
- Epic hack, thousands of salted logins stolen