#Cyber-#hacking shocks

Time was when a bank meant a solid institution providing absolute financial security, which one approached with some trepidation for opening an account and later, with an apologetic smile, approached the manager for the inevitable overdraft. The relatively fewer frauds were hatched by crooked bankers or attributed to customer naivety…

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#Guernsey #Police issue #hacking #warning

Guernsey Police are issuing a warning to islanders after receiving reports of online hacking. They say hackers have sent emails quoting user passwords and threatening to release footage of islanders’ using adult websites unless a ransom is paid. Police are urging anyone who has been targeted not to respond, to…

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Cybercrime #warning for #homes and #businesses

BUSINESSES and households around the region have been warned about the growing danger of cybercrime. The rise of the internet has led to the potential impact of cyber-theft, cyber-vandalism and even cyber-extortion increasing dramatically, with experts warning that the more we rely on the net, the more potentially vulnerable we…

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How #cyber criminals became The New #Mafia

RANSOMWARE is emerging as the latest tool of choice for cybercriminals amid a rising trend of cybercrime attacks in recent years, data from the cybersecurity solutions provider Malwarebytes revealed recently. The company said between Sept 2015 and Sept 2017, the number of ransomware attacks detected had increased by a whopping…

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