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After EDGAR Hack, US SEC Creates Cyber Unit

On Monday, the US Securities and Exchange Commission announced the creation of a Cyber Unit targeted at cyber-related misconduct. This announcement comes just days...

By concealing identities, cryptocurrencies fuel cybercrime

Can criminals use cryptocurrency to hide their identities and activities? Elnur/Shutterstock.com   Ari Juels, Cornell University; Iddo Bentov, Cornell University, and Ittay Eyal, Cornell University When hackers...

The Rise of Cybercrime on Ethereum

  By Chainalysis Inc. / chainalysis.com The first major cybercrime incident on Ethereum was in June 2016. A bug in “The DAO” smart contract was exploited...

Police around the world learn to fight global-scale cybercrime

Police must join forces across international borders to take on modern cybercriminals. wutzkohphoto/Shutterstock.com   Frank J. Cilluffo, George Washington University; Alec Nadeau, George Washington University, and...

How to Detect and Mitigate a Man-in-the-Middle Attack

The criminals used malware and social engineering to access corporate email accounts and, according to the Europol press release, “monitored communications to detect payment...

Avoiding an Internet Security Breach Just Got Easier With Google’s New...

  The proliferation of connected devices, coupled with the rise of the cybercriminal, has made protecting your business and your customers in the digital world...

Ransomware spreads through weak remote desktop credentials

  A new ransomware program in Brazil uses RDP brute-force attacks to infect hospitals   Stolen or weak remote desktop credentials are routinely used to infect point-of-sale...

Cybercrime: Everything in the Digital Space is Up For Grabs –...

  You might have thumbs of lightning that can Snapchat, text, tweak phone settings and fire up Facetime all within 60 seconds (while shooting finger...

Australia admits to running offensive cyber-ops team

New Cyber Security Strategy pours money on collaboration centres, industry The Australian Government has today launched an information security strategy under which AU$230 million will...

Do This to Prevent Cybercrime and Save Your Business from Disaster

  Not long ago, I heard FBI Director James Comey say, "There are two kinds of big companies in the United States. There are those...



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