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A former Kansas utility worker has been charged with remotely tampering with a public water system’s cleaning procedures, highlighting the difficulty smaller utilities face in protecting against hackers. [Read More]
Doctor Web reports that 10 modifications of the Joker malware that made it to the app store were downloaded by more than 530,000 users. [Read More]
IcedID banking trojan operators send messages using contact forms in an attempt to trick victims into downloading malicious attachments. [Read More]
Israeli spy agencies accused Iran of using fake social media accounts to lure citizens of the Jewish state abroad "to harm or abduct them". [Read More]
Security startup Randori releases Target Temptation to help pinpoint the ‘attackability’ of the assets in an enterprise network. [Read More]
Iran blamed Israel on Monday for a sabotage attack on its underground Natanz nuclear facility that damaged its centrifuges, an assault that imperils ongoing talks over Tehran’s tattered nuclear deal and brings a shadow war between the two countries into the light. [Read More]
Iran's Natanz uranium enrichment facility lost power Sunday, April 11, 2021, just hours after starting up new advanced centrifuges capable of enriching uranium faster. [Read More]
Microsoft's new 'CyberBattleSim' research toolkit supports the high-level abstract simulation of computer networks and cybersecurity concepts. [Read More]
The new 'Aviary' dashboard will help visualize and analyze output from Sparrow, a CISA-developed tool for detecting potentially malicious activity in Microsoft Azure and Microsoft 365 environments. [Read More]
Threat actors are abusing organizations’ reliance on communication services such as Discord and Slack to circumvent network protections and ensure effectiveness of attacks. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Cybercrime

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Idan Aharoni's picture
Taking down dark web sites may cause headache for both the bad guys and the good guys, but it can also have a profound positive effect on the fight against cybercrime.
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
Josh Goldfarb debunks the most common myths surrounding fraud, security and user experience.
Derek Manky's picture
Each side of the public-private collaboration has resources and capabilities that shore up the other and increase effectiveness in combatting cybercrime.
Tim Bandos's picture
The ransomware threat could still become more pervasive over the next two to three years, not because ransomware is effective in and of itself but because of other players in the game continue to fan the flames.
Laurence Pitt's picture
Over the coming weeks, we must be vigilant as there will be a glut of activity and misinformation from cybercriminals wanting to disrupt the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
Josh Goldfarb discusses what enterprises can do to mitigate risk and limit losses account takeover (ATO) fraud, account opening (AO) fraud, and payment fraud.
Idan Aharoni's picture
Proposed Distributed Account Information Certification (DAIC) enables organizations to quickly and securely validate the bank account information of companies before they send payments
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
By implementing controls to prevent fraud and implementing fraud monitoring capabilities, state agencies can greatly reduce the amount of unemployment fraud that happens under their auspices.
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
For any fraud detection solution to be practical, it must be easily integrated into security and fraud operations.
Derek Manky's picture
2020 has taught us to revisit the practice of inspecting encrypted traffic. These are all standard security protocols to step up in light of what cybercriminals are doing now.