Decoding the global economy of cybercrime

Decoding the global economy of cybercrime

Conservative estimates show cyber-criminal revenue worldwide of at least US$1.5trn to date— equal to the entire GDP of Russia. To put that into perspective, if…

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German Man Sentenced to 3.5 Years for Selling Drugs on Silk Road & Other Darknet Markets

German Man Sentenced to 3.5 Years for Selling Drugs on Silk Road & Other Darknet Markets

After the arrest and sentencing of one darknet vendor, authorities set out to apprehend several drug dealers operating within Rhein-Sieg, Germany. German drug dealer was…

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FIN7 Cybercrime Gang Rises Again

FIN7 Cybercrime Gang Rises Again

The group now employs a new administrative interface for managing its campaigns, as well as documents that link to SQL databases for downloading its code.…

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Phineas Fisher Offers $100,000 Bounty To Hack Banks And Oil Companies

Phineas Fisher Offers $100,000 Bounty To Hack Banks And Oil Companies

An infamous vigilante hacker known for their hits on surveillance companies is launching a new kind of bug bounty to reward hacktivists who do public…

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The cost of cybercrime - in one graphic

The cost of cybercrime – in one graphic

Visualizing the massive cost of cybercrime What do Equifax, Yahoo, and the U.S. military have in common? They’ve all fallen victim to a cyberattack at…

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Cybercriminals using Google Analytics to enhance phishing efforts

Cybercriminals using Google Analytics to enhance phishing efforts

A report from security firm Akamai found that hackers were using analytics services to optimize their phishing efforts. Cloud security firm Akamai released a new…

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Feds Arrest International ATM Skimmer Ring

Feds Arrest International ATM Skimmer Ring

US law enforcement has arrested 18 alleged members of an international ATM criminal ring thought to be responsible for the theft of at least $20…

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APAC firms will need AI as speed increasingly critical in cyberdefence

APAC firms will need AI as speed increasingly critical in cyberdefence

With cybercriminals are taking less and less time to break into corporate systems, Asia-Pacific enterprises will have look to artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning…

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IoT Botnets and DDoS Attacks: Architecting Against Disaster

IoT Botnets and DDoS Attacks: Architecting Against Disaster

Cybercriminals have many different ways of exploiting network vulnerabilities and weak spots in our cyber defenses. Considering that the number of devices we use on…

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Cybercriminals shop for admin access to healthcare portals

Cybercriminals shop for admin access to healthcare portals

Administrator access to backend systems is becoming the holy grail for attackers. When people think about hackers and their targets, most assume cybercriminals are after…

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