This report gives insight into 4 key cyber security incident trends observed in 2015. Includes top insights and detailed analysis of each attack and how one could prevent their organisation from being a target as well as mitigation.
Cryptocurrency fraud is aggressively on the rise and topped over $4 billion last year, according to the security tracking company Chainalysis.
This is especially shocking to those who thought they had found an incredible investment in the cryptocurren
My recent interview with Mark Byrne, from Cybx Security, covered a great range of cybersecurity questions, including new threats and solutions, Artificial Intelligence, DevSecOps, cybercrime, security impacts of Coronavirus, and the future of cyberse
A new study by Cambridge Cybercrime Centre titled Cybercrime is (often) boring: maintaining the infrastructure of cybercrime economies concludes that cybercrime is boring and recommends authorities change their strategy to highlight the tedium in ord
Microsoft and partners have taken down the Trickbot ransomware infrastructure. That is a temporary relief, as the cybercriminals will soon adapt. The bigger picture is how the Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit (DCU) has created a template and partnership
New phishing malware leverages Artificial Intelligence and worm functionality to rapidly spread to contacts of victims. By leveraging previously established relationships the malware can bypass technical controls and easily fool new targets into bec
The U.S. Department of Justice filed charges against six Russian agents, identified as members of the APT group known as Sandworm. The unsealed documents reveal that the six suspects are all current or have former ties to the Russian foreign intelli
The government’s Central Bank of the Bahamas has released the world’s first Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) - the “SAND DOLLAR”.
This is attracting the interest of cybercriminals as well as security professionals. As national currencies transfor
I am happy to see such cooperation across cryptocurrency exchanges to interdict these heinous crimes.
Unfortunately, in addition to the beneficial uses, crypto is also leveraged as a means to support criminal acts which undermines legitimacy and the
Bad news for cryptocurrency criminals!
Cryptocurrency watchers were stunned when they recently saw a billion dollars of Bitcoin being moved from a very old account that has been inactive for years.
The mystery was solved as the U.S. Dept of Justice uns
Criminals are offering stalking services, through the use of Moscow’s camera system, to identify and track people for $200. Customers provide a picture and the criminals will return a report of where that person has been, where they frequent, and mo
Governments can still pursue cybercriminals and fraudsters who use cryptocurrency. China authorities have seized over 4 billion dollars worth of Bitcoin, Ethereum, and several other cryptocurrencies as part of a crackdown on the PlusToken scheme tha
The holidays are a time for increased online fraud and scams. All of us need to follow the best security practices to keep our holiday from turning into a digital disaster.
Be smart. Know that the cybercriminals will attempt all manner of fraud. Be
There is an important transition that is happening with law enforcement’s adaptation to digital currencies. Authorities are seizing billions worth of criminal’s cryptocurrency and their improving skills are proving crypto is not the safe haven that
As 2020 comes to a close, we can reflect back on some of the important cybersecurity lessons that are intertwined with the rapidly growing digital cryptocurrency economy.
Some important aspects are changing in law enforcement, when it comes to cybercrime.
In today's video I look at the social aspects within the law enforcement community, the criminal evolution of cybercrime, and the resulting changes in behaviors that
I get frustrated by shortsighted perceptions, which are misleading and dangerous is far easier to vilify something people don't fully understand.
Here is another article, titled Bitcoin is Aiding the Ransomware Industry, published by Coindesk, implyin
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