Microsoft has published its annual Digital Defense Report, highlighting that nation-state actors from Russia pose the biggest threat to foreign governments, such as the United States.
NortonLifeLock has released new data that suggests 330 million people in 10 countries were affected by cybercrime last year with 55 million people being affected by identity theft.
In a sternly worded letter, Microsoft has urged world leaders to unite and take action against cybercrime groups from North Korea and Russia, among others, which are attacking healthcare institutions.
Microsoft has announced that it has prevented a cyberattack on Munich Security Conference and Think 20 attendees. The attack was carried out by Phosphorus, a hacking group from Iran.
The Law Commission has put forward some reforms for the U.K. government to look at, they include the criminalisation of cyberflashing and pile-on harassment but increase the criminality threshold.
Microsoft has reported increased activity from hacking groups based in Russia, China, and Iran targeting the U.S. presidential elections. Both Biden and Trump campaigns have been attacked.
Europol is going after the 151,000 registered users of the biggest DDoS-for-hire website. The law enforcement authority has warned that these people will "face action for the damage they have caused."
The recent surge in Bitcoin's popularity, and the subsequent increase in the volatility of its value, transaction fees and processing times, are causing ransomware makers to look elsewhere.
A threat intelligence firm has taken a look at an online course that actually offers its students lessons on how to commit credit card fraud and gain access to online accounts for their own gain.
IBM introduces the Z Mainframe, a breakthrough in data protection technology designed to safeguard online transactions and sensitive data from the epidemic of cyber attacks and data breaches.
A new report by Lloyd's of London has found that a global cyber-attack could cost around $53 billion in economic losses, which could match the ones incurred during natural disasters.
During an interview, the CEO of BTCC said that the increase in cyber attacks on bitcoin exchanges proves the value behind the cryptocurrency and that the value of bitcoin will increase substantially.
A malware operator named Sergey Vovnenko was recently sentenced to 41 months in prison after managing a malware botnet that was able to infect computers, whose data were stolen and sold online.
A new malware was recently seen attacking routers using Android phones. It brute forces routers using a predefined list of default router passwords, and uses the network to further spread crime.
Internet Service Providers in India have been blocking torrents/warez websites as part of a government order. Those who are caught could be fined, as well as jailed for three years.
A senate panel in Pakistan has approved a controversial cybercrime bill, which could be written into the country's law if endorsed by the senate and finally, the President Mamnoon Hussain.
According to security experts, the utilization of ransomware by cybercriminals is rapidly rising. This is reportedly due to the openness of source codes, as well as the large money criminals get.
A new report details an organized deep web-based Russian ransomware campaign which has targeted thousands of corporations, from hospitals to hotels, and netted ringleaders exorbitant salaries.
Michaels announced this week that a data breach which happened between May 8, 2013 and January 27, 2014 has resulted in the exposure of 2.6 million credit card numbers to cyber-criminals.
Microsoft has announced it has entered into partnerships with three groups (The Organization of American States, Europol and FIS) in its continued efforts to help combat international cybercrime.
Microsoft is urging everybody to "Do1Thing" on this year's Safer Internet Day to help keep people safer online and provide training so that people can protect against digital threats for life.
Microsoft has now officially opened its new Cybercrime Center complex in Redmond, Washington, which it says will be able to help combat global cyberthreats in real time.
Microsoft is launching a new Cybercrime Center by merging its digital crimes and software piracy teams in an effort to better combat malware and hacking threats.
Unit 61938, a group of Chinese governmental hackers responsible for more than 100 documented attacks since 2006, might have been nailed on the outskirts of the world's biggest city - Shanghai.
The FBI has confirmed the arrest of 10 people over the Butterfly Botnet; a botnet that, peaking at more than 11 million machines infected, harvesting details on bank accounts and passwords.
Hackers identifying themselves as part of the Anonymous collective have admitted their guilt in an attack against PayPal, which the company alleges lost them £3.5 million during 2010.
Kim Dotcom's extradition to the United States hearing could be pushed all the way back to July 2013, with the family's case reaching box-office proportions in terms of plot twists and turns.
A Dutch national who demanded rewards for ceasing attacks on an MMO's servers could be "levelled up" to five years in the slammer after being found guilty of conspiracy to commit computer intrusion.
An attack on Sony Pictures' website, more than a year ago, has not gone unpunished. A second suspect in the attack has been arrested over his crimes, and could face 15 years imprisonment for them.
Notorious hacker 'AnonymouSabu' has gained an additional six months of freedom before his sentencing trial begins, due to his willingness to cooperate with the government he previously fought against.
With the London 2012 Olympic Games well under way, phishing websites have been discovered selling tickets to both the opening ceremony and the events themselves.
Peter Sunde, one of the founders of The Pirate Bay, has written an official plea for pardon to the Swedish government, three years after he was sentenced to a year in prison for piracy related crimes.
The methodology used to come up with cybercrime statistics could be fundamentally flawed, taking out of context incidents and applying (and multiplying) them over the entire population.
Pirate a movie? Insult someone online? Either of those could get you banned from using the internet under Britain's new Cyber Security Strategy. Probation is getting a makeover for the digital age.
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