Cyber Criminal stories - Page 1
Kaspersky researchers reveal worrying development of APT BlueNoroff
Kaspersky researchers have discovered that the advanced persistent threat actor BlueNoroff recently added sophisticated new malware strains to its arsenal.
Frost & Sullivan and Applied Risk address state of OT security
The whitepaper addresses common concerns facing OT security decision-makers as they invest in protecting their organisations against emergent risks.
Christmas a special time for cyber criminals - Check Point
Check Point Software has released a statement to raise awareness among online gift shoppers to be cautious at all times and take the necessary precautions.
Localsearch reveals website security threats SMBs are facing
Daniel Stoten, Executive Chairman at Localsearch, has released five tips businesses can use to protect their website and business from cyber attacks.
Genetec warns against cyber crime risk from older systems
With the ever-increasing rise in cyber crime, Genetec is cautioning organisations of all sizes to be vigilant about the cybersecurity risk.
Bitdefender launches chat protection solution to put a halt to scams
Bitdefender Chat Protection immediately alerts users if malicious links are received or sent during live sessions over the world's most popular chat applications.
Norton study highlights Kiwi's risky eCommerce behaviours
Nearly a quarter of New Zealanders (22%) surveyed said they tend to take more risks when online shopping during the holiday season than other times of the year.
Sophos uncovers rampant rise of ransomware in manufacturing
Sophos' new survey report on ransomware in manufacturing and production found that the sector had the highest average ransom payment across all sectors.
SMBs embrace new tech but fail to invest in security - study
The survey revealed that, while SMBs understand the need to invest in technology in the world of hybrid working, many fail to prioritise security.
Latest VMware threat report reveals truth about deepfakes
"Cyber criminals have evolved. Their new goal is to use deepfake technology to compromise organisations and gain access to their environment."
Cyber criminals continue to find new methods of attack
"This is no time for security teams to let their guard down as cyber criminals are getting even more bold in how they score their next payday."
Almost half of businesses experienced a cyberattack last year
The travel and leisure, retail and wholesale, and business services industries were the top three sectors most at risk.
Identity and access: the fight is on
Blue team defenders are used to protecting our data, applications, and users with access controls and other security mechanisms, which is why attacks like this are especially challenging when they target identity and access control systems.
Hundreds arrested, millions seized in global INTERPOL investigation
A two-month-long investigation by INTERPOL this year involved 76 countries and clamped down on organised crime groups behind telecommunications and social engineering scams.
CSIRO initiative set to bolster SME security in Australia
Australia's national science agency has created a program that looks to help SMEs working on complex cybersecurity matters.
41% of Aussie businesses have endured a ransomware attack
Software Advice has released the results of a study looking at the effects of cyber security attacks on small businesses, finding that 4 out of 10 businesses (41%) have experienced a ransomware attack.
Attacks on critical infrastructure continue - Trellix report
“We’re at a critical juncture in cybersecurity and observing increasingly hostile behaviour across an ever-expanding attack surface."
Mobile fraud on the rise as online transactions increase
"In a global digital economy, borders are no longer boundaries for cyber criminals. It is more apparent than ever that fraud goes beyond single industries."
Email fraud identified as top attack vector - Proofpoint
More than three quarters of ASX 200 companies are subjecting customers, partners and employees to higher risks of email fraud.
CYFIRMA launches mobile app designed to keep user's safe
The app is designed to help users acquire cyber safe habits, learn about emerging cyber threats, and be aware of attackers targeting apps they've installed.
DHL tops list of companies most impersonated by criminals
Cybercriminals often impersonate brands to gain valuable data, and new research by Check Point Software has found DHL to be the brand most frequently imitated by cybercriminals.
Ability to access and share data may drive more cybercrime in 2022 - security firm
Enabling data to move more easily between organisations will undoubtedly lead to more crime, says a cybersecurity firm.
January promises rise in ransomware, Business Australia offers 7 top tips
Following an alarming rise in cyber attacks against Australian businesses, experts are warning that January is a prime time for ransomware attacks, Business Australia states.
Cybots launches AI-driven cybersecurity in ANZ region
Cybots, the artificial intelligence driven cybersecurity company, has announced its entrance into the Australia and New Zealand market, with a focus on assisting SMEs in the fight against cyber crime.