Move Over RansomWare – The Biggest International Cyber Threat Is Rapidly Becoming Illegal Cryptocurrency Mining Is Fast Taking Over The Number One Spot. With the increasing growth of literacy in using computers, this means that over a billion people ev…Continue Reading
The problem with lapsing certificates. A report from the US congress this week has revealed that the network breach suffered by Equifax in 2017 was not found due to an expired software certificate. The certificate was linked to software which monitors …Continue Reading
Curtis Franklin Jr. is Senior Editor at Dark Reading. In this role he focuses on product and technology coverage for the publication. In addition he works on audio and video programming for Dark Reading and contributes to activities at Interop ITX, Bla…Continue Reading
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via www.infosecurity-magazine.com Cyber-Criminal Gets 20 Months After Using Home-Made Fraud DeviceA convicted cyber-criminal once dubbed “the acid house king” has been sentenced to 20 months behind bars for a new fraud campaign which saw him use a biza…Continue Reading
via www.infosecurity-magazine.com ICO Slaps 200K Fine on Nuisance Text BizThe Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined a London-based company 200,000 for sending millions of nuisance texts to unsuspecting consumers.Tax Return Limited sent a st…Continue Reading
It’s hard to read the news at the moment without Ransomware being mentioned. For example, I typed “ransomware” into Google News recently and got more than 1 million hits in 0.23 seconds. Even when I limited my search to the past 24 hours it returned ov…Continue Reading
Either way, the crypto mining code then works in the background as unsuspecting victims use their computers normally. The only sign they might notice is slower performance or lags in execution. Why cryptojacking is on the rise. No one knows for certain…Continue Reading
Criminals are using ransomware-like tactics and poisoned websites to get your employees’ computers to mine cryptocurrencies. Here’s what you can do to stop it.
Cryptojacking is the unauthorized use of someone else’s computer to mine cryptocurrency. Ha…Continue Reading
We live in an era where cyber-attacks come part and parcel with doing business. Companies are routinely hit with attacks big and small and as a result their customers are feeling the impact as well. While your company may not have suffered a major secu…Continue Reading