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#hacking | Simple Yet Effective, Raccoon Malware Making Inroads among Cyber Criminals

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans That’s quite a track record for a piece of malware dismissed by some for having a relatively limited feature set. Despite the reputation issues, Raccoon is a reliable niche weapon that offers a way for nontechnical attackers to get up and running quickly. That’s a big […]

Cash #Converters is #HACKED: Cyber #criminals hold UK #customer #credit card numbers, addresses and #passwords to #ransom after major #security breach

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Hackers who attacked the now defunct website of second hand goods store Cash Converters may have access to the account details of thousands of customers. Usernames, passwords, delivery addresses and potentially partial credit card numbers are among the data believed to have been stolen. The culprits […]

Sophisticated criminals victimize millions with technology, online scams

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The KMBZ Cover Story for Thursday is “When Hackers Hit Home,” all about criminals who use technology to steal peoples’ identities and property. One victim in the Kansas City Metro is Scott, who found that he and his family were victimized when he tried to file […]

Protect your data from cyber criminals

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Cybercrime is one of the greatest threats facing organisations around the world, with its annual worldwide cost estimated at $445bn, according to the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report 2016. While the rise in cybercrime is a global trend, the … The post Protect your data […]

Three Emerging Security Concerns

Information security threats are worsening by the day. Organizations risk becoming disoriented and losing their way in a maze of uncertainty, as they grapple with complex technology, a proliferation of data, increased regulation and a debilitating skills shortage. With the global security threat landscape changing on a daily basis, far too often I’m seeing organizations […]

A website to protect yourself from cyber criminals

How could you make your family or your business safer online? UK Government has the answer and launches an informative campaign named Cyber Streetwise with a new, easy to-usewebsite that will help in the fight against online criminals. This campaign born from Government’s National Cyber Security Consumer Tracker highlights, for example, that : 1) only 44% always install internet security software 2) […]

NSA Hacking Tools Will Find Their Way to Criminals Eventually

he U.S. National Security Agency has reportedly developed technology to commandeer computers even when they are off the Internet, and security experts warn it’s only a matter of time before similar tools become part of cybercriminals’ toolbox. Since 2008, the NSA has used radio technology to send and receive data to compromise nearly 100,000 systems […]

CYBER CRIMINALS NOW TARGETING DATABASE CLOUD SERVICES

  Cyber Criminals are adopting Database as a Service (DBaaS) platforms in the cloud for targeted attacks instead of more traditional ways, according to a report from network security firm Imperva. Hackers had infected 330 machines with malware using a banking Trojan during five days in June, the latest Hacker Intelligence Initiative report revealed. The research found that 54% […]