Cybercrime

3 Digital Security Threats Your Business May Be Overlooking

You’ve may have heard that cybercriminals keep one step ahead of the “good guys” tasked to catch them or thwart their schemes. The picture gets even more bleak when you think about the implications of that statement. Crime fighters are always a step behind—and they are supposed to be the pros, the experts whose job …

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French ‘cybergendarmes’ take down huge cryptomining botnet

French police have managed to take down a botnet of more than 850,000 computers that were being used to mine the Monero cryptocurrency. The operation, led by a team from France’s C3N digital crime-fighting center dubbed “cybergendarmes,” targeted the botnet after being tipped off earlier this year to its existence by antivirus firm Avast Software s.r.o., the BBC reported last …

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What you missed in cybersecurity this week – TechCrunch

There’s not a week that goes by where cybersecurity doesn’t dominates the headlines. This week was no different. Struggling to keep up? We’ve collected some of the biggest cybersecurity stories from the week to keep you in the know and up to speed. TechCrunch: This was the biggest iPhone security story of the year. Google …

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1 in 10 People Have Become a Victim of Cybercrime

It is a sobering thought that approximately 10% of the population have now experienced cybercrime or fraud in one way or another and what is more, you are 20 times more likely to be robbed by an overseas criminal as you sit using your computer or handheld device, than if you were walking down the …

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You’ve Had A Breach, Now What?

Cyber breaches happen so often, that we have now become desensitised to the major cyber activity and security breaches that happen every day. Our cyber data and identity requires immediate attention to make sure it is safeguarded from cyber criminals and surprisingly it’s not hard to prevent a breach. According to statista.com, in 2018, data …

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A Hacker Gets His Money… Then Where Does It Go?

The UK is the second most likely country to be targeted by hackers and financial data is on the top of their target list. In 2018, British Airways was one of the companies who fell victim to a cyber attack and both company and employee data were compromised. No matter small or large, all businesses …

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