Cyber Criminal stories - Page 2
Bitdefender launches chat protection solution to put a halt to scams
Bitdefender launches real-time chat protection for mobile messaging apps, including WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger, to combat cyber threats.
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
VMware's Global Incident Response Threat Report reveals increased cyber attacks amid pandemic disruptions and geopolitical events.
Cyber criminals continue to find new methods of attack
ForgeRock reports a 297% surge in consumer identity breaches, with supply chain and third-party suppliers as the main culprits.
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
Lapsus$ cybercriminals targeted Okta's authentication systems, exposing the vulnerability of identity and access control systems.
Hundreds arrested, millions seized in global INTERPOL investigation
INTERPOL crackdown on telecom and social engineering scams results in 2,000 arrests and $50m of illicit funds intercepted.
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
41% of small businesses have experienced a ransomware attack, according to a study by Software Advice. 27% of those targeted have paid the ransom.
Attacks on critical infrastructure continue - Trellix report
Individual consumers are the prime target of cyber criminals, followed by the healthcare sector, according to a report by Trellix's Threat Labs.
Mobile fraud on the rise as online transactions increase
Mobile traffic has accounted for 75% of all traffic, a four-year increase, according to the latest Cybercrime Report by LexisNexis Risk Solutions.
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
DHL is the most imitated brand by cybercriminals, according to Check Point Software's 2021 Q4 Brand Phishing Report.
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
Experts warn of rising cyber attacks in Australia as January becomes a prime time for ransomware attacks. Small businesses urged to be prepared.
Cybots launches AI-driven cybersecurity in ANZ region
Cybots, an AI-driven cybersecurity company, is entering the Australian and New Zealand market to help SMEs combat cyber crime.
Zscaler report reveals attacks on tech companies up by 2,300%
There has been a 314% year-over-year increase in HTTPS threats from the start of 2021, according to new research from Zscaler.
New research by Netacea into digital fingerprint and identity thief
New research by Netacea shows digital fingerprint trading platform Genesis Market increasing, with over 350,000 stolen digital identities available.
Microsoft top targeted brand by cyber criminals in Q4 2020
Microsoft was the most targeted brand by cyber criminals in Q4 2020, as they tried to exploit remote working during the pandemic. DHL came second.
SMBs in Southeast Asia hit hard by cyber criminals
Kaspersky releases new offering to combat cyber attacks targeting small and medium businesses in Southeast Asia.
Strong cybersecurity posture crucial for company success - Fortinet
Maintaining strong cybersecurity is crucial for organisations, as it can impact partners and customers, says Fortinet.