Social engineering plays an important part in a significant number of cyberattacks, however big, small or sophisticated the crime is. However, little is known about this tactic. This feature discusses some key aspects.
Europol have been working alongside a number of European law enforcement authorities in an attempt to crackdown against the use of Remote Access Trojans.
A UK company which helps consumers and small businesses create websites and online stores has taken itself and its customers’ sites offline, after receiving threats about an imminent internet attack.
Leeds United-loving football fans appear to have hacked the Twitter account of WWE legend Jim Ross, and announced his death.
British police arrested a man and a woman earlier this week, suspected of operating a website which offered services to online criminals which could help them evade detection by anti-virus software.
Black Friday and Cyber Monday promise to offer some fantastic deals at low prices. But it’s also a time of year when cybercriminal scams are aplenty. Here’s what you should do to do to shop safely.
British chancellor George Osborne has warned about the spectre of online terrorists attacking national infrastructure, and made some rather bold pronouncements about the UK’s willingness to engage in cyberwarfare to defend itself.
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.