Cybercrime is all about the money. And, in the end, that money leads back to the financial sector. Banks, credit unions, insurers and everyone charged with looking after our money and covering us when something bad happens are starting to feel the pinch from the steady growth in cybercriminality.
What prison sentence for the man who pioneered online carding? How many credit cards did Target lose? Does your encryption software "speak" to passers-by? How to keep your kids safe online over the holidays?
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A Las Vegas court convicted a cybercriminal under RICO (Racketeering Influenced Corrupt Organizations Act) law last week, in what may well turn out to be a landmark case.
In yet another "don't open that e-birthday card" saga, 33-year-old Carlos Enrique Perez-Melara, now on the FBI's 10 most wanted cybercriminals list, allegedly sold malware that planted a keylogger, as well as remotely controlling a victim's computer and webcam.
Why did Brazilian hackers target NASA? What happens to doxers? How much does it cost to get started in card skimming? And how much is a copy of your fingerprint worth?
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A blog post by one of US President Obama's top cybersecurity advisers has sparked a debate on the importance of insurance in mitigating the threat posed by digital dangers to the world's businesses and government agencies.
But will 'cyber insurance' makes things better or worse for the rest of us?
The world's business leaders have high levels of confidence in their organisations' cyber defences, but that confidence is largely out of tune with reality, according to a recent report.
Ever found a card catcher in your local cash machine? A few years ago I did.
They’re surprisingly easy to dismantle - but in my case, a little more thought should have been applied to the possible consequences.
A top EU data privacy advocate has criticised the European Union's plans to combat cybercrime, saying they don't provide enough protection for personal data. He's also suggested that too little attention has been paid to existing regulations and agencies.
This week US authorities shut down Liberty Reserve, an online currency favored by cybercriminals. Will enforcement actions have any real impact on the underground economy?
Thieves drained $800,000 from a fuel distribution company in the US state of North Carolina earlier this month - a loss that the company attributes to its bank's having recently upgraded security systems. Unfortunately, its insurance policy won't come close to covering its losses.
The Spanish police have arrested 11 individuals suspected of being members of the infamous Reveton ransomware gang.
Bob Burls, a veteran computer crime investigator, explains how to report an internet troll to the authorities.
What would you do if you unwittingly became a victim of a phishing attack? Do you know how you'd go about reporting the phishing to the authorities?
What would you do if your website was compromised by SQL injection? Do you know how you would go about reporting the crime to the authorities?
If you have ever unwittingly downloaded malware as a result of opening an attachment in an email, did you report it to the police? Here's why you should, and how you should go about doing it.
If you're planning to get into carding and identity theft, you'd better start learning the jargon.
Here's an introduction to carder-speak...