Although it’s far from always possible to determine the perpetrators of a denial-of-service attack and bring them to justice, there are plenty of people who have been put behind bars because of this modern-day crime.
The premium email provider FastMail has revealed that a cybercriminal has launched multiple DDoS attacks on its systems and made a ransom demand.
A new study finds that current university students have a mature approach to social media that helps keep them safe from cybercrime.
TalkTalk talks numbers – revealing that “only 4%” of its users were affected by the hacking attack on its systems.
Banks in the UK and US will be tested on how capable they are in coordinating a transatlantic response to a cyberattack.
A US man who posted an advert on Craigslist requesting the services of a cybercriminal has been handed a two-year prison sentence. He wanted fines he owed to be wiped clean.
Time after time we have experienced revolutions in our societies, in the way we work and thus in the Industry. In the past we have been through several Industrial Revolutions and now it’s seems to be the time for another.
Law enforcement agencies across Europe have searched homes this week, as part of an international crackdown against users of a notorious piece of Android malware known as DroidJack.
Organisations of all sizes need to do more to protect their social media accounts from being hijacked.
Sooner or later you are going to have to address the Flash problem on your computers.
And there doesn’t seem a better time with a zero-day vulnerability being actively exploited by an organised hacking gang.
Last week, users of Lizard Squad’s DDoS-on-demand service were feeling the heat after arrests were made by UK police. This week, it’s the UK’s National Crime Agency which has found itself the victim of a denial-of-service attack.
British police have today announced the arrest of six people in connection with distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks that attempted to bring down websites belonging to – amongst others – a national newspaper, a school and a number of online retailers.
FTC has the authority to hold organisations to account for failing to deliver tough cybersecurity measures.