Cybercrime has undergone an alarming rise in the recent past with criminals taking to various social media platforms to launch sextortion scams on unsuspecting users. There are nearly 900 police reports of such blackmail and sextortion, according to reports.
The San Francisco rail system was “hijacked” last Saturday by a hacker who demanded ransom in exchange for not releasing important data of the agency. Now, the tables have turned.
After holding the Muni hostage, the hacker is now the
It may be a cliché but it can’t be said enough: where security breaches are concerned, it’s not if but when. Breaches are splashed across the front pages of the news on an almost daily basis, with some of the
Technology is more available now than it ever has been. We walk around with little miracles of modern science in our pocket, capable of anything from play games and accessing the internet to talking to people around the globe. Having
India has a thriving micro, small, medium enterprises (MSMEs) ecosystem of over 40 million business firms fueling the economy and contributing to economic growth. They are also a ripe target for cyber attackers. Why? They are more connected to the
Federal authorities in Chicago have charged two suspected computer hackers for allegedly operating cyber-attack-for-hire websites that launched attacks on companies and individuals around the world.
Zachary Buchta, 19, of Fallston, Md., and Bradley Jan Willem Van Rooy, 19, of Leiden,
Failure to follow standard network security best practice has exposed a Californian investment bank to cyber criminals’ demands
Hackers have attempted to extort money from an investment bank in California after bypassing network defences to steal documents.
WestPark Capital, based
The school year’s underway, and students are on all sorts of social media and internet groups. Unfortunately, we have to be on the alert for sex predators who target children and teens in cyberspace. FBI agents here in Washington state
This PSA on sextortion warns that anything private shared online could be used against you. If someone demands sexual images from you, stop immediately and report it. For more information, visit ProjectSafeChildhood.gov Department of Justice
Federal officials and advocates say
Some students have fallen victim to two popular scams targeting the Champaign-Urbana area.
Two increasingly common internet and phone scams in the area have University of Illinois police cautioning students against engaging in conversation with strangers.
Three students have fallen
Police are warning internet users to be on their guard against ‘sextortion’.
The practice sees a victim being lured by another person online into undressing and sometimes performing intimate acts in front of a webcam.
But the footage is recorded
Kuwaiti police have detained a government worker on suspicion of proliferating the ideology of the Islamic State militant group (ISIS), the interior ministry said late Thursday.
The suspect, identified as 26-year-old Kuwaiti national Othman Zain Nayef, had “used his office
NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nevada — International war games being fought this week in the Nevada desert suggest the U.S. military is preparing for new, large-scale warfare against powerful enemies.
This year marks the 41st year of the Red Flag
Pokémon Go is an enormous success, the game should bring up to $1 billion of profit for Niantic by the end of the year, even though the game hasn’t launched in some big markets. Some of those markets, like India,
More than 40 international business groups had lobbied the government last week.
China’s pending cybersecurity law will not create obstacles for foreign business, China’s Foreign Ministry said, responding to concerns by international business lobbies over the planned rules.
PARKERSBURG – A forum on cyber security with experts from industry and government will be held 1-4 p.m. Thursday in the exhibition hall of the Robert H. Mollohan Research Center at the I-79 Technology Park, 1000 Galliher Drive, Fairmont.
OTTAWA, Aug. 16, 2016 /CNW/ – The Government of Canada has launched its public consultation to engage with Canadians on the evolving cyber security landscape.
This consultation will help identify gaps and opportunities, bring forward new ideas to shape Canada’s
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Secretary of the State Denise Merrill plans to discuss steps Connecticut has taken to safeguard elections from cyberattacks.
The Democrat will meet with reporters Wednesday to talk about the state’s security protections and protocols. It comes
U.S. is guilty of its own cyberspying
Writer Eli Lake’s Opinion piece on the hacking of computers at the Democratic National Committee lists reasons to explain why the United States is treating this incident less sternly than cyberattacks by China,
WASHINGTON—U.S. officials are discussing whether to respond to computer breaches of Democratic Party organizations with economic sanctions against Russia, but they haven’t reached a decision about how to proceed, according to several people familiar with the matter.
Levying sanctions would