Cybercrime & Digital Threats
- September 10, 2019Understanding current and future threats to the internet of things (IoT) can help shape how we secure this technology that is increasingly becoming integral to today's world. What insights can be reaped from the cybercrime underground?
- September 06, 2019Amidst news of the Satori author pleading guilty, researchers found over 600,000 exposed GPS trackers due to the use of a default password.
- September 04, 2019A recently discovered email scheme reportedly deployed by a hacking group called ChaosCC claims to have hijacked recipients’ computers and recorded videos of them while watching adult content.
- September 02, 2019Dubai and Taiwan were hit by two separate ransomware attacks. Several hospitals in Taiwan and a Dubai-based contracting firm were affected.
- August 30, 2019Stolen cellphones can lead to stolen information and credentials through the combination of both traditional crimes and phishing attacks.
- August 29, 2019Cybercriminals are trying to scam Instagram users out of their login credentials via fake two-factor authentication notifications.
- August 28, 2019Security researchers have discovered that attackers can abuse the Web Services Dynamic Discovery (WS-Discovery) protocol to launch massive distributed denial of service (DDoS) campaigns. Security researchers have issued a warning after seeing cybercriminals ab
- August 23, 2019Contrary to their moniker, the Silence cybercriminal group has reported to be actively targeting banks and financial institutions in more than 30 countries, managing to steal US$4.2 million from June 2016 to August 2019.
- August 23, 2019An open-source ransomware variant is being used to target players of Fortnite, an online video game with 250 million gamers as of March 2019.