Brussels-based SWIFT has been urging banks to bolster security of computers used to transfer money since Bangladesh Bank lost $81 million in a February 2016 cyber heist that targeted central bank computers used to move funds. The new warning provided detail on some new techniques being used by the hackers.
Topic: Cyber Crime
The Daily Beast found a number of recent posts on several Russian-language crime forums, in which users were looking for people to collaborate with to abuse Airbnb's service. According to Rick Holland, VP of strategy from cybersecurity firm Digital Shadows, these operations rely on an individual or group using legitimate or stolen Airbnb accounts to request
A cybercrime outfit stealing from as many as 10 banks in Russia, Armenia and Malaysia has borrowed heavily from one of the kingpins in this realm, Carbanak, which is alleged to have stolen possibly as much as $1 billion worldwide from financial organizations. The new group has been called Silence by researchers at Kaspersky Lab who today published a
Researchers believe that a team of hackers that attacked the Democratic National Committee is now using leaked National Security Agency hacking tools. Fancy Bear, who is associated with Russia's foreign intelligence agency, the GRU, appears to be using a now-patched Windows networking vulnerability nicknamed EternalBlue to distribute malware, according to
The threat is what might be called "weaponized metadata," and the risks are detailed extensively in a new report, Metadata: The Most Potent Weapon in this Cyberwar, recently published by the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT), a Washington, D.C.-based cybersecurity think tank. ICIT produces many publications annually, but the 28-page
An actor managed to hack the CoinDash official website during the company's ICO (Initial Coin Offering) and diverted over $7 million worth of Ethereum by replacing the official wallet address with their own. The incident took place on Monday, just minutes after the company launched its ICO in an attempt to raise funds in the form of Ethereum
The audit report, which was submitted to the regulator last week, brings out an uncomfortable truth that most Indian banks and corporates will now have to deal with: anti-virus and anti-malware devices they have installed are no match for targeted cyber attacks.
New research suggests that an elaborate cybercrime ring is responsible for stealing between $3 million and $5 million worth of revenue from online publishers and video advertising networks each day.
The explosive growth in the use of instant messaging (IM) communication in both personal and professional environments has resulted in an increased risk to proprietary, sensitive, and personal information and safety due to the influx of IM-assisted cybercrimes, such as phishing, social engineering, threatening, cyber bullying, hate speech and crimes, child
If you protect a luscious, valuable, amazingly tempting data object, the probability of its being stolen is 1. It’s as sure as death and taxes. It’s only a matter of an attacker’s time and resources before it's gone; these are no obstacles to determined adversaries like nation states and organized crime. So why don’t our corporate leaders ‘get’ this