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Ten organizations have come together to create the global Coalition Against Stalkerware to provide victim support and cybersecurity expertise. [Read More]
Louisiana governor reveals that a ransomware attack hit state servers, prompting a response from the state’s cyber-security team. [Read More]
Macy’s informs customers that the checkout and wallet pages on its official website hosted a payment card skimmer between October 7 and October 15. [Read More]
A 20-year-old Cypriot wanted for hacking offences in the United States is set to be the country's first citizen to be extradited there. [Read More]
An Illinois man was sentenced to 13 months in prison for his role as administrator of stresser services that launched millions of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks. [Read More]
Two Massachusetts men were arrested and charged this week for employing SIM swapping in attacks aimed at stealing cryptocurrency from their victims’ accounts. [Read More]
Backend operation services provider InfoTrax Systems has reached a settlement with the FTC over a data breach discovered in 2016. [Read More]
Venafi has uncovered over 100,000 fake domains with valid TLS certificates that mimic the domains of 20 major retailers in the US, UK, Australia, Germany and France. [Read More]
Retailers are spending their budgets on improving their e-commerce platforms to receive money while neglecting to invest adequately in security. [Read More]
A new JavaScript skimmer targets data entered into the payment forms of ecommerce merchant websites, Visa warns. [Read More]

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Alastair Paterson's picture
Domain name typo-squatting is an established tactic in the world of cybercrime.
John Maddison's picture
Intent-based segmentation, deception technology, and an integrated security fabric are essential tools in beating malware designed to avoid detection and analysis.
Jim Gordon's picture
At the end of the day, I encourage businesses and organizations of all sizes to leave the moral judgments regarding ransomware to the government.
Torsten George's picture
Given the likelihood of an uptick in ransomware attacks, let’s consider steps organizations can take to minimize the risk of being victimized.
Gunter Ollmann's picture
While global corporations have been targeted by Iran-linked threat actors, the escalating tensions in recent weeks will inevitably bring more repercussions as tools and tactics change with new strategic goals.
Josh Lefkowitz's picture
In order to make threat intelligence more accessible and effective for more fraud teams, it’s important for vendors and practitioners alike to recognize and debunk some misconceptions.
Josh Lefkowitz's picture
it’s crucial to remember that accessing and obtaining DDW data safely and effectively in support of an intelligence operation requires highly specific skills and infrastructure that, unfortunately, not all vendors possess.
Alastair Paterson's picture
Organizations may not be able to mitigate BEC scams entirely; however, tightening up processes will ensure data exposure is kept to a minimum.
Grady Summers's picture
The 2020 elections will be hotly contested, and the integrity of the election will need to be beyond repute to ensure citizens confidence in a free and fair election.
Josh Lefkowitz's picture
Online "card shops" can be invaluable resources for those seeking to better understand and combat fraud and cybercrime.