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A cyberespionage operation aimed at industrial enterprises and public institutions in Russia and Ukraine has been linked to a Chinese threat actor. [Read More]
BTC-e operator Alexander Vinnik, a Russian citizen, has been extradited by Greece to the United States hours after his release from a French jail. [Read More]
Texas startup Ghost Security emerged from stealth this week with $15 million in investments from 468 Capital, DNX Ventures, and Munich Re Ventures. [Read More]
Slack has started forcing password resets for some workspace owners after the discovery of a security flaw that exposed credentials. [Read More]
Evidence suggests that a recent disruptive cyberattack aimed at the Albanian government was conducted by Iranian threat actors. [Read More]
ZeroFox will begin trading on the Nasdaq Stock Market as a result of the previously announced deal by SPAC firm L&F Acquisition Corp. [Read More]
Major Taiwanese government websites were temporarily forced offline by cyber attacks believed to be linked to China and Russia during US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to the island. [Read More]
RegScale scores $20 million in early-stage capital from SYN Ventures, SineWave Ventures, VIPC’s Virginia Venture Partners and SecureOctane. [Read More]
The cryptocurrency division of Robinhood has been slapped with a $30 million penalty for "significant violations" of New York state's cybersecurity and money laundering regulations. [Read More]
German power electronics manufacturer Semikron has been hit by ransomware, with the attackers claiming to have stolen information from the company’s systems. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Cybercrime

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Joshua Goldfarb's picture
A healthy dose of curiosity and humility can help enterprises ask the right questions, perform the right analysis, and focus on the right topics around improving their fraud programs.
Derek Manky's picture
Organizations can strengthen their security posture by getting detailed information on current attack techniques and keeping their employees’ cyber hygiene training up to date.
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
We can learn a valuable lesson about better fraud decision-making from restaurant choosing scenarios.
Derek Manky's picture
Malware and targeted attacks on operating systems and firmware have become increasingly destructive in nature, and these more nefarious attack methods are rising in prevalence.
Galina Antova's picture
There are seven immediate steps you can take to put your organization on the path toward better situational awareness and risk reduction to protect critical infrastructure.
Landon Winkelvoss's picture
In the event of Russian cyberwarfare, reviewing the industries, styles, and objectives of their attacks can help organizations to prepare and implement more robust defenses.
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
While attackers and fraudsters are continually adapting and evolving, there are some measures that businesses can take to improve their fraud programs
Derek Manky's picture
Botnets have become a fixture in the threat landscape, and are in a state of evolution as they learn and use newer, more evolved cybercriminal attack techniques.
Derek Manky's picture
Organization must remain hyper-vigilant and upgrade their defenses as thoroughly and quickly as possible.
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
The strategies used by attackers and fraudsters to profit from cryptocurrency are not new. Here are five steps end-users can take to protect themselves.