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Financial services must change mindset to contain cyberattacks
CyberArk's EMEA VP discusses evolving techniques of cybercrime in the financial sector and how businesses need to think like attackers.
UK most breached country in EU but businesses are blissfully naïve
A study has found that despite being the most breached country, UK businesses claim to actually feel less vulnerable than their European neighbours.
Interview: Rubrik EMEA director sheds light on data storage's future
We spoke with Rubrik Western EMEA director Martin Brown about the data centre industry, cybercrime, and some of the trends the company is pursuing.
Report finds major banks under assault from stealth attacks
Cybercriminals are developing new technologies to not only penetrate system defences, but also to dwell within a company environment for longer.
Trump cancelling North Korea summit will have 'cyber-retaliation'
"Cancellation of this summit with Kim will likely have larger implications than if President Trump never accepted the invitation in the first place."
Mobile app fraud transactions have skyrocketed 680% since 2015
As our lives become increasingly ensconced within apps on our mobiles, it seems so too does cybercrime with fraud "not going away anytime soon."
Data from app that enables parents to monitor teen’s phone activity leaked
How ironic! Tens of thousands of user accounts of an app used by parents to monitor their children’s phone activity has been leaked.
Exclusive: 'Bad guys aren't so bad' as cryptomining is a sign of conscience
Cryptomining is now a more popular method of cybercrime than ransomware but expert Tim Brown says this isn't a bad thing as it causes less harm.
BT and Europol join forces to stem ‘global cybercrime epidemic’
It’s clear cybercrime is increasingly becoming a global issue with organisations around the world realising power lies in collaboration.
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
WhiteHawk continues push into US through Cybercrime Support Network partnership
“We have to address the huge gap we have in both reporting online crime and fraud," says WhiteHawk executive chair Terry Roberts.
Survey: Majority of cybersecurity professionals unhappy with pay
Exabeam has released some alarming findings that reveal despite general job satisfaction, most security professionals want more money.
Cyberattacks imminent for Western businesses due to Trump’s actions
A report has predicted because of Trump, "Iran is likely to respond by launching cyberattacks on Western businesses within months, if not faster."
Germany infiltrated by Russian group that crippled Ukraine’s power
The power grid in modern countries may not be as secure as you think, as reports have emerged revealing hackers have breached Germany's supply.
Why cybercriminals are corrupting popular social media platforms
Fraudsters are targeting legitimate social media platforms to create a new type of fraud market – one that has a global reach.
Cybercriminals taking over email accounts and scamming contacts
A new study from Barracuda has revealed an increasingly popular method of cybercrime - steal email credentials then steal money from colleagues.
Victorian Govt devotes $17.6 m to Cyber Security Strategy
The strategy will protect government agencies and networks from cyber hacking threats, and will also help to protect the privacy of Victorians.
World’s first advanced blockchain identity lab to be built in Edinburgh
The £600,000 lab will explore ways in which blockchain technology can protect personal data from online scammers and cybercriminals.
‘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.
Bring on the fines: Survey finds most companies won’t be ready for GDPR
One month until GDPR comes into force and many companies are still not ready for the sanctions that come with up to €20m in fines or 4% of turnover.
Britain maintains it has the most cybersecure railway in Europe
“Cyber security in particular is vital. We must ensure the integrity of our systems so that we can run a safe and efficient railway.”
Report finds UK manufacturers’ cybersecurity severely wanting
With the industry now one of the most targeted, EEF CEO Phipson says "manufacturers must urgently take appropriate steps to protect themselves."
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.
Australia the best in the world... at being breached
Australia may have just cleaned up at the Commonwealth Games, but it appears the nation still has a lot to learn when it comes to cybersecurity.