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Biggest Digital Heist in History

Carbanak The Biggest Digital Heist in History Isn’t Over Yet As night fell in Taipei on July 10, 2016, most people in the city were hunkered down to ride out the end of a typhoon. Not Sergey Berezovsky and Vladimir Berkman. The two Russians made their way through the rain to an ATM at First […]

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Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency Cyberattacks 2018

Cryptocurrency Cyberattacks Cryptocurrency-related attacks will surpass all other types of cyberattacks in 2018, a leading expert warned. Issuing the bleak prediction, Lotem Finkelsteen, a threat intelligence analyst with the Israeli cybersecurity company Check Point Software Technologies, said “not a day goes by without our hearing about a new ICO [initial coin offering] scam or mining attack.” […]

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Kaspersky Software Ban

Kaspersky ends all EU work following ban Following an EU statement that referred to its security software as malicious, Kaspersky has frozen all cyber security collaborations with European agencies and organizations. A recently released EU cyber security report called for a comprehensive review of all IT software, infrastructure, and equipment used by member states in […]

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Hackers

Hackers Targeting World Cup Fans

How are hackers taking advantage of World Cup fever? The World Cup presents a lot of opportunities for cyber-criminals, hackers to exploit fans. Last week, a group of internet luminaries joined the chorus of voices objecting to a proposed change to EU copyright law: Article 13. The potential change was criticised by figureheads such as […]

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Risk

Critical Risk: Extortion Blackmail Kidnap

Market Insight—Critical risk: Extortion, blackmail and kidnap for ransom John Chase and Brittany Damora, Schillings’ extortion, blackmail and kidnap for ransom specialists, set out the scope of the threat and what steps family offices and family businesses need to take when faced with this type of critical risk scenario Risk – It’s all about the […]

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Emulator

Beware: Android Emulator Cryptomining Malware

Beware this Android emulator, it’s hijacking your GPU to mine cryptocurrency Patrons of popular Android emulator Andy are up in arms after Reddit user TopWire wrote a detailed post about a GPU miner trojan that came attached to the program and used his computer to mine cryptocurrency endlessly. More about cybersecurity Android emulators allow users […]

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Risk of Wearables to Children

Wearables Could Make Children Vulnerable To Cyber Crime Wearables could make children an easy target for cybercriminals says Allen Scott, consumer EMEA director at cyber security solutions firm McAfee. Scott warns: ‘Families are currently facing one of the most critical issues at the moment, protecting personal information in a hyper-connected world. Every day we connect […]

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Avoiding online fraud

Steps for avoiding online fraud By Elliott Greenblott It’s time to return to the topic of fraud and computer. We reviewed the ‘thou shalt not” commandments of computer use to avoid becoming a victim of internet fraud. It’s time to be positive — what should be done to ensure safe use. The first rule of […]

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Hackers Scam Booking.com WhatsApp

Booking.com customers targeted by hackers in WhatsApp and text scam Test Scams Numerous hotels and guesthouses on holiday accommodation site Booking.com were targeted by bogus texts alerting victims to a security breach in an attempt to steal hundreds of pounds from customers. Users were contacted via text and WhatsApp messages claiming payment was needed. They […]

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Money Laundering Goes Electronic

Transaction Laundering – Money Laundering Goes Electronic in the 21st Century Transaction Laundering – Money Laundering. The age-old art of hiding money from governments truly took flight in the online era. The good news for us (and bad news for cyber criminals) is that regulators are starting to use technology to catch up. In October […]

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