Cybercrime News, Articles and Updates
How has Anonymous avoided being labeled as a terrorist group? That is a serious question that was proposed by an anthropologist during the HOPE Conference in New York City.
A Ukrainian man was arrested Wednesday in Poland for allegedly owning and operating one of the world's largest BitTorrent distribution sites.
Cicis Pizza has officially acknowledged a payment card data breach in 138 of its restaurant locations, after reports of a point-of-sale malware attack first came to light last month.
Google has removed a group of malicious browser extensions from its Chrome Web Store, after an independent researcher discovered the programs were hijacking users' Facebook accounts for click-fraud purposes.
Organisations are increasingly being targeted by ransomware and more often than not pay the ransom to regain control of their data.
In its new special report Ransomware and Businesses 2016, Symantec declares that within the last year, ransomware has rapidly advanced in maturity and severity, while also exploding in terms of overall numbers.
The Carbanak cybergang which facilitated the heist of $1 billion from banks around the world last year, was linked to the Russian security firm Infocube.
A malicious spam email campaign discovered by FireEye, used Microsoft Word attachments containing macros that launched a command and control Cerber installers.
Delilah trojan designed to target potential insiders via social engineering, extortion, and ransomware tactics.
Three suspects were arrested after a network of Eastern European and Russian cybercriminals used malware to steal $2.5 million in cash from dozens of machines around the country.
Most security pros (88 percent) say that they are happy with their organisation's security strategy, but 38 percent admit that their company doesn't have dedicated data loss prevention solutions in place.
Vulnerabilities in 3D printing that could open the door for sabotage were revealed by a team of NYU researchers.
CuteRansomware is anything but soft and cuddly, according to a report by Netskope.
xDedic, a dark web marketplace offering access to compromised Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) servers, has reportedly resurfaced following a brief shutdown.
A zero-day flaw in Drupal is now being said to be how hackers penetrated the network of law firm Mossack Fonseca and siphoned out 11.5 million files.
ATMs in Taiwan were spewing money over the weekend in what authorities believe were malware-aided thefts.
When compared to the financial damage a cyberattack can create, the cost of most crimeware-as-a-service (CaaS) offerings looks like a bargain, based on the prices listed in a "Hacking Menu" compiled by WatchGuard Technologies.
Omni Hotels & Resorts said guests had to physically present payment cards at one of its affected POS systems to be affected by malware stealing payment card information during a six-month period.
The wildly popular, albeit copyright-infringing website Megaupload is set to relaunch, five years after being shuttered by the Department of Justice.
Researchers spotted cyber scammers and street crooks looking to take advantage of the success of the popular Pokemon app.
An attacker gained unauthorized access to a North Carolina State University account containing personally identifiable information.
Viewers illegally downloading Game of Thrones are being visited by dragons of a 21st century variety: phony notices of violation.
The financial messaging cooperative SWIFT announced today that it hired two cybersecurity firms and also created a Customer Security Intelligence team in order to bolster cyber defenses, strengthen forensic investigations and promote information sharing.
Wendy's yesterday identified over 1,000 U.S. franchised locations that were affected by two variants of point-of-sale malware discovered earlier this year.
Expect further disruptions online from nation-state actors, says a NATO analyst who has been studying spikes in malware traffic in regions of conflict.
A report from the U.K.'s National Crime Agency found that cybercrime has passed traditional crime in terms of impact.
Many people may believe cat videos and Facebook updates comprise most of the world's internet traffic, but a study by Imperva Incapsula indicated that bots are responsible for almost half of all web traffic, most of that malicious.
IT professionals are quaking in their boots over the threat of DDoS extortion if the results of a new survey are anything to go by.
The National Insurance Crime Bureau, which gathers data on car thefts, has started to see police reports correlating thefts of newer-model cars to what it dubs "mystery" electronic devices.
A new malware strain, dubbed Keydnap, is targeting Mac users, perhaps, in particular, security researchers.
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