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…

View More IoT Botnets and DDoS Attacks: Architecting Against Disaster
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…

View More Cybercriminals shop for admin access to healthcare portals
Why businesses don’t report cybercrimes to law enforcement

Why businesses don’t report cybercrimes to law enforcement

Companies are often compelled to report security incidents such as data breaches to regulators. Companies in the UK, for example, will be legally obligated under…

View More Why businesses don’t report cybercrimes to law enforcement
Tomorrow's Cybersecurity Analyst Is Not Who You Think

Tomorrow’s Cybersecurity Analyst Is Not Who You Think

A number of converging factors are changing enterprise cybersecurity, and as a result, we must change the way we approach it. First, cybercriminals are becoming…

View More Tomorrow’s Cybersecurity Analyst Is Not Who You Think
Dark Web Becomes a Haven for Targeted Hits

Dark Web Becomes a Haven for Targeted Hits

Malware on the Dark Web is increasingly being customized to target specific organizations and executives. Malicious services offered on the Dark Web are more like…

View More Dark Web Becomes a Haven for Targeted Hits
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…

View More Decoding the global economy of cybercrime
MIT tool lights up darknet to expose illegal operations

MIT tool lights up darknet to expose illegal operations

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed an approach to identify the hidden hands running the illegal, anonymous marketplaces on the darknet. The nefarious websites,…

View More MIT tool lights up darknet to expose illegal operations
Global Hackers Are Thwarted by FBI, Europe in $100 Million Heist

Global Hackers Are Thwarted by FBI, Europe in $100 Million Heist

U.S. and European law enforcement officials on Thursday said they had dismantled a global organized cybercrime network, which used malware to steal banking login details…

View More Global Hackers Are Thwarted by FBI, Europe in $100 Million Heist
Top Russian Hacking Group Breaches Three AV Companies

Top Russian Hacking Group Breaches Three AV Companies

A report published today by Advanced Intelligence revealed that three US-based antivirus software vendors have been breached, and a high-profile collective of Russian hackers is claiming…

View More Top Russian Hacking Group Breaches Three AV Companies
FBI: Cybercrime Losses Doubled in 2018

FBI: Cybercrime Losses Doubled in 2018

Last year, according to the FBI’s “2018 Internet Crime Report,” reported damages from cybercrime nearly doubled to $2.7 billion, and roughly half of that amount…

View More FBI: Cybercrime Losses Doubled in 2018