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Modern cyber attacks

Modern cyber attacks

Sometimes, your data protection tools may actually be providing a false sense of security. A Venafi survey of 500 CIOs found that they were wasting millions of dollars on cyber security…

The cyber attack lifecycle

The cyber attack lifecycle

The traditional approach to cybersecurity has been to use a prevention-centric strategy focused on blocking attacks. While important, many of today’s advanced and motivated threat actors are circumventing perimeter based…

New Money Laundering modus operandi: Transaction Laundering.

New Money Laundering modus operandi: Transaction Laundering.

Transaction laundering is the new sophisticated form of money laundering and terrorism financing  and is one of the biggest challenges facing the AML regime today. This advanced merchant-based fraud scheme…

About Microsoft Anti Cybercrime capabilities

About Microsoft Anti Cybercrime capabilities

          Microsoft update Windows a billion times a month.  A billion devices are upgraded each month for security patches, for compatibility, to make sure that that…

Trump to modernize laws dealing with digital economy.

Trump to modernize laws dealing with digital economy.

As President Trump and the new Congress stake out a 2017 agenda, Americans want to see a pressing need to modernize laws dealing with the digital economy and stepped up…

Last year, Ransomware spiked 6,000% and most victims paid the hackers, IBM finds

Last year, Ransomware spiked 6,000% and most victims paid the hackers, IBM finds

Spam emails loaded with ransomware — malware that scrambles data and demands a ransom to decode it — increased 6,000 percent this year compared with 2015, a new study from…

All about the criminal rats behind Spora ransomware.

All about the criminal rats behind Spora ransomware.

Nowadays, ransomware has become the most dangerous type of criminal malware. Most of the new families are prepared by amateurs (script-kiddies) and they are distributed on a small scale. Inside…

The rise of digital organized crime and the cybercops.

The rise of digital organized crime and the cybercops.

While ransomware is a rising threat, it’s child’s play compared to what’s coming. We will see the rise of digital organized crime and the need for as many digital cops as…

Cybersecurity vulnerability of U.S. elections

Cybersecurity vulnerability of U.S. elections

This is the first of a four-part series, based on interviews with private sector cybersecurity experts, on the vulnerability of U.S. elections to cyberspace intrusion. The next three parts will…

A malicious version of Pokémon GO is poised to infect Android phones with malware code.

A malicious version of Pokémon GO is poised to infect Android phones with malware code.

Compromised versions of the mobile game were found on 3rd-party sites. Nintendo’s new Pokémon GO augmented reality game has quickly proven to be a cultural phenomenon, juicing the company´s stock.…

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