cybercrime

Senior UK Cop: Punish Hackers by Jamming Wi-Fi Signals

A senior UK police officer has suggested that those found guilty of committing cybercrimes should be forced to wear Wi-Fi jamming ankle tags, rather than sending them to ...

January 12, 2017 at 8:00 pm by

One In Five Brits Victims of Cybercrime in 2015

A Deloitte survey claims that around one-fifth of UK computer users have been hit by cybercrime in 2015, according to Tech Week. The survey shows that 21% of people polled ...

November 24, 2015 at 8:00 pm by

DDOS Attacks Reach Record Numbers in Q2 2015

The State of the Internet report from Akamai has revealed an alarming statistic concerning the prevalence of DDOS attacks. Shockingly, there was a 7 percent increase ...

August 19, 2015 at 10:28 pm by

Lizard Squad Hacker Convicted of 50,000 Counts of Computer Crime

A Finnish hacker, and member of the notorious Lizard Squad, has been found guilty of 50,700 charges of hacking, according to the nation’s newspaper, Kaleva. The hacker, ...

July 9, 2015 at 3:30 am by

Sony Reportedly ‘Spooked’ It Could Be Victimized by Cyberattack Again

Sony Pictures Entertainment is still trying to recover from a major data breach that saw several movies leaked online, personal employee data stolen, and confidential emails ...

December 13, 2014 at 8:37 am by

UK National Crime Agency Arrests Five in Cybercrime Sweep, While Threats Continue

As part of an international operation targeting cybercriminals using remote access tools (RATs) to hijack computers, five people were arrested in the UK. There is an ...

November 23, 2014 at 5:19 am by

JPMorgan Customers Target in Huge Phishing Campaign

JPMorgan, the No. 1 U.S. bank by assets, has confirmed that spammers have launched a phishing campaign targeting its customers. The spam-campaign is dubbed Smash and Grab and ...

August 22, 2014 at 12:59 pm by

UK National Crime Agency Disrupts ‘Shylock’ Malware

Distribution of the “Shylock” malware has been disrupted by the UK National Crime Agency (NCA), in an effort to prevent a growing number of users from being compromised. ...

July 10, 2014 at 6:45 pm by

‘Copyright Infringement’ Notice With Trojan Software Hits 30,000 Users

Cybercriminals are targeting users with an email that looks like a copyright warning from popular music and movie studios, but instead has an attached Trojan designed to ...

July 9, 2014 at 6:10 am by

Israeli Defense Force Recently Hacked By The Syrian Electronic Army

The official Israeli Defense Force (IDF) Twitter account was recently hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA), saying there was a possible nuclear leak. It’s a clever ...

July 5, 2014 at 6:40 am by

Cybersecurity Insider Threats Dangerous and Difficult to Defend Against

Cybersecurity experts are finding it difficult to keep hackers out of their networks, but the risk of insider threats continues to cause headaches.  It’s a troubling ...

July 2, 2014 at 6:24 am by

Yahoo Malware Attack Reportedly More Far-Reaching Than Previously Thought

Yahoo has reported a while back that on January the 3rd, their website has been infected with ad-related malware content. The FoxIT security company reported that the UK, ...

January 11, 2014 at 8:25 pm by

6 Major Concerns about Privacy & Security Among US Citizens

Perhaps all the increasing discussions and ramifications about the NSA have prompted your concern, or maybe you’ve noticed that when you search for something, email a ...

September 23, 2013 at 3:50 pm by

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