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Aqua Security releases open source tool for auditing the software supply chain to ensure compliance with newly created CIS guidelines. [Read More]
Belgian and Dutch police, coordinated by Europol, dismantled a cybercrime group that made millions through phishing and other types of schemes. [Read More]
Focused on government organizations and military entities, the group is characterized by the use of two malware families: the Samurai backdoor and the Ninja trojan. [Read More]
SYN Ventures is leading a $23 million Series A investment in RevealSecurity, a startup building technology to thwart malicious insider threats. [Read More]
Flagstar Bank has disclosed a data breach in which threat actors accessed files containing the personal information of 1.5 million individuals. [Read More]
Air raid sirens sounded in Israeli cities on Sunday and it appears they may have been triggered by hackers possibly operating out of Iran. [Read More]
The German Green party, which is part of the country’s governing coalition, says its IT system was hit by a cyberattack last month that affected email accounts belonging to Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock and Economy Minister Robert Habeck. [Read More]
Users warned of a new wave of DeadBolt ransomware attacks targeting QNAP NAS devices that run on outdated versions of QTS 4.x. [Read More]
The miscreants created a dedicated website to leak stolen information of employees and customers, in an attempt to pressure the victim organization into paying the ransom. [Read More]
A federal jury on Friday convicted a former Seattle tech worker of several charges related to a massive hack of Capital One bank and other companies in 2019. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Cybercrime

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Gordon Lawson's picture
Threat hunting must be non-attributable, while maintaining a clear audit trail to satisfy legal and governance requirements.
Idan Aharoni's picture
Fraudsters will determine who to target within the industry based on each service’s fraud prevention policies and maturity, rather than generally targeting the industry.
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.