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Cybercriminals earning over $3billion annually exploiting social platforms
Social media platforms contain up to 20% more methods by which malware can be delivered to users – e.g. through adverts, shares, plug-ins – than comparable sources.
11 Mar 2019
SingHealth breach hits 1.5 million patients after 'deliberate, well-planned attack'
At least 1.5 million patients who visited any SingHealth outpatient clinic or polyclinic between 1 May 2015 and 4 July 2018 may be affected.
23 Jul 2018
Cybercrime now affecting more people than any other crime
The UK's National Crime Agency has reported organised criminals have exploited technology to make it the number one security threat
16 May 2018
‘World’s biggest’ DDoS market BUSTED, but experts remain cynical
Europol has announced another major takedown that is a triumph for the ‘good guys’, but experts say it only shows how easy it is for cybercriminals.
26 Apr 2018
Cybercrime industry raking in $1.5 trillion profit - most from online markets
How much are cybercriminals earning for their efforts? A new study by Bromium suggests that figure could be as much as US$2 million per job.
23 Apr 2018
What do cybercriminals spend their money on? Sex, drugs & toilet roll
Cybercriminals in Bromium's report were earning up to £1.4m a year and had a number of fascinating spending habits.
14 Apr 2018
Cybercriminals laundering $200b in ill-gotten gains – here’s how
A new report from Bromium has landed with a number of startling findings, including the confirmation of a bustling cybercrime laundry market.
17 Mar 2018
Survey finds businesses stung with $16m hidden cybersecurity costs every year
New research from Bromium has found the hidden costs of 'detect-to-protect' security are immense with businesses being blindsided every year.
09 Feb 2018
74% of CISOs say cybersecurity hinders productivity & innovation
An independent survey of 500 CISOs found cybersecurity is causing frustration with users reporting it's disrupting productivity and innovation.
23 Oct 2017