ATM machines have always represented a “soft target” in the minds of criminals. What’s now clear is that the ATM card skimmer scams of years past pale in comparison with what’s possible now with jackpotting scams with cyber criminals turning every ATM they visit into casino slot machines with huge jackpots.
Report shows media and entertainment industry are facing a unique set of cyber threats such as using offensive and threatening content, pirating goods and counterfeiting tickets.
According to a new report from security research firm Symantec, cyber criminals and other hacker syndicates are carrying out “formjacking” attacks at an increasing rate, making it one of the fastest growing forms of cyber attacks on the Internet right now.
What some are calling ‘Industrie 4.0’ or the Smart Factory has become a reality, and has accelerated the digital transformation in the industrial sector. This increased reliance on digital systems has led to an increased emphasis on industrial control systems (ICS) security in the manufacturing sector.
Mobile smartphone usage is now reaching saturation point in the developed world. Increasingly mobile phones are becoming (or have become) indispensable business tools as well as powerful communication devices. However, with great power comes great responsibility – something that seems to have escaped U.S. President Donald Trump who is still using a legacy Android device. In this article we examine just why mobile devices present massive challenges when it comes to data security – and why business users need to be vigilant.
According to U.S. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, the U.S. is at “a critical point.” With Russian hackers breaking into the U.S. power grid and gaining access to utility control rooms, they have the opportunity to “throw the switch”, plunging the nation into darkness and chaos.
New vehicle hacking threat exploits Bluetooth connectivity and targets a car’s infotainment system to access stored contacts, call logs, text logs, and in some instances even full text messages without the user being aware.
Almost 18 months since the 2017 massive outbreak, the WannaCry ransomware remains a cyber threat based on recent research from Kaspersky Labs showing 75,000 infections over the last three months.
With successful defenses against ransomware, and since cryptojacking has become less profitable with cryptocurrencies’ fall in value, formjacking has become the new avenue for online criminal activity. It’s easy to do, it’s scalable, and it’s hard to stop.