3 things you might not realize are cybercrimes

Welcome to Week 3 of National Cyber Security Awareness Month! This week’s theme, brought to you courtesy of the National Cyber Security Alliance of US businesses and government agencies, is about recognizing and combating cybercrime. That includes all manner of online crime, be it crooks stealing personal information for monetary…

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How banks fight back against cyberattacks

Financial services companies are lucrative targets for hackers. Cybersecurity risk management expert Ertem Osmanoglu explains what data hackers are after and how companies should respond to attacks. 2016 is the year of the digital bank heist. Earlier this year a security hole allowed hackers to swipe nearly $80 million from…

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50 arrests for Russia’s largest hacker group

Some 50 suspects from 15 Russian regions have been arrested, believed to be part of Russia’s largest hacking group, responsible for Trojan and botnet attacks on Russian banks, stealing some £57 million. Earlier this month the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB in Russian), together with the Interior Ministry, conducted a…

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Top 5 Cyber-crimes of the Millennium So Far

Cybercrime has become a huge business in today’s world. With increased regularity we are seeing headlines related to mass malware injections, cyber heists, and identity theft. While some are not out of the ordinary as far as cybercrime goes, there are some that went above and beyond the traditional cybercrime…

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Cyber Hacking Anxiety Could Reverse USPS Woes

A government watchdog analyzed how the internet is reducing Americans’ reliance on the US Post Office, and suggested that the downward trend of paper mail delivery may only be temporary. Postal experts interviewed by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) claimed that continued “electronic diversion” in mail delivery is likely to…

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