Kaspersky: Criminals Make 95% Profit on DDoS

According to Kaspersky Lab, DDoS-for-hire services are generally self-service, eliminating the need for direct contact between the organizer and the customer. Customers can make payments, get reports on work done and so on, all online. In fact, Kaspersky said that the order page “looks more like the web page of an IT startup than a […]

What’s the difference between state-backed hackers and cybercrime gangs? Nothing at all

Read why Danny Palmer says that there is no difference between cyber criminals and state backed hackers on ZDNet : Organised cybercrime is now as sophisticated as any government-backed hacking group — and businesses are losing the fight against both. Cybercriminal groups are more organised than ever. Many of the most sophisticated groups operate as if […]

How To Protect Your Business Against Cyber Attacks

Cyber crime is growing exponentially, doesn’t matter how big or small your business is, you should be wary of cyber criminals. These digital criminals seem to have no set pattern or standards. In other words, if your organization has a head count of 200 or 20, you are equally in danger. Read about businesses can […]

A Big Problem for Small Business: Why Companies of All Sizes must be Cybercrime Savvy

Read why Sian John says that companies of all sizes have to be cyber security aware on Infosec Magazine : On the surface it’s easy to understand why so many people assume cybercrime is something that only happens to big businesses. After all, when hacking makes the six o’ clock news it’s usually because one […]

How to Protect Yourself From Soaring Data Breach Crimes

Across the globe in 2016, more than 4 billion records — including sensitive medical records, website usernames and passwords, credit card information and Social Security numbers — were stolen and exposed during 4,149 reported data breaches. Read Inga Goddijn of Risk Based Security”s article about how businesses can protect against soaring data breach crimes on Yahoo […]

Cybercrime And Fraud Scale Revealed In Annual Figures

There were an estimated 3.6 million cases of fraud and two million computer misuse offences in a year, according to an official survey. The Crime Survey for England and Wales included the offences for the first time in its annual report, which covered the year to September. Read Tim Helming of DomainTools views on the rising […]

5 strategies for addressing cybercrime

Read  Robert B. Dix, Jr.’s article about five strategies to fight cyber criminals on GCN : From Jesse James to Butch Cassidy to Bonnie and Clyde, criminals have robbed individuals, stage coaches, trains and banks. Why? Because, as Willie Sutton famously said, “that’s where the money is.” Fast forward to the internet age, criminal conduct […]

Cyber Security Spending Is Going Up, but Cyber Crime Is Not Slowing Down

Read Andra Zaharia’s article about how cyber crime is growing despite companies increasing cyber security budgets on Heimdal Security Blog : Instead of dedicating our first post from 2017 to reviewing 2016’s cyber security facts and figures, we decided to examine a topic that concerns us all, individuals and organizations alike: Why are the increased investments […]

Cybercriminals Make As Much As $20,000 in Bitcoin (Per Month)

There has been a continuous spur in the cases of cybercrimes in recent times. And for those who don’t know why, there is a major reason behind these acts. It is that the cybercriminals manage to make a decent amount of money each month at others’ expense. Read how the cyber criminals are making as […]

Protecting Your Business from Cybercrime

Read Emma Featherstone’s article about how small and medium businesses can protect themselves from cyber crime on Top Tech News : What steps should you take to keep your business safe from hackers? With new threats emerging and longstanding ones still an issue, it pays to know. The average cost of cyber attacks to a […]