Cybercrime in the Age of COVID-19

Schneier on Security

The Cambridge Cybercrime Centre has a series of papers on cybercrime during the coronavirus pandemic. covid19 crime cybercrime uk

KrebsOnSecurity in New Netflix Series on Cybercrime

Krebs on Security

They didn’t specify what additional topics the series would scrutinize, but Netflix’s teaser for the show suggests it concerns cybercrimes that result in deadly, real-world kinetic attacks.

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Career Choice Tip: Cybercrime is Mostly Boring

Krebs on Security

The findings come in a new paper released by researchers at Cambridge University’s Cybercrime Centre , which examined the quality and types of work needed to build, maintain and defend illicit enterprises that make up a large portion of the cybercrime-as-a-service market.

The Cost of Cybercrime

Schneier on Security

Really interesting paper calculating the worldwide cost of cybercrime: Abstract: In 2012 we presented the first systematic study of the costs of cybercrime. Several new cybercrimes are significant enough to mention, including business email compromise and crimes involving cryptocurrencies. Our conclusions remain broadly the same as in 2012:it would be economically rational to spend less in anticipation of cybercrime (on antivirus, firewalls, etc.)

Three Top Russian Cybercrime Forums Hacked

Krebs on Security

According to Intel 471, on March 1, 2021, the administrator of the Exploit cybercrime forum claimed that a proxy server the forum used for protection from distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks might have been compromised by an unknown party.

How the FIN7 Cybercrime Gang Operates

Schneier on Security

Uncategorized crime cybercrime hackingThe Grugq has written an excellent essay on how the Russian cybercriminal gang FIN7 operates. An excerpt: The secret of FIN7’s success is their operational art of cyber crime.

Cybercrime: Rising Concern to Cyber World

Security Boulevard

As per an article by The Hindu, 50,035 cases of cybercrime were reported in 2020, 11.8% of cybercrimes were of fraud. The post Cybercrime: Rising Concern to Cyber World appeared first on Kratikal Blogs.

Third Annual Cybercrime Conference

Schneier on Security

Ross Anderson liveblogged the Third Annual Cybercrime Conference. conferences cybercrime

Cybercrime Goes Mainstream

Dark Reading

Organized cybercrime is global in scale and the second-greatest risk over the next decade

The strange business of cybercrime

CSO Magazine

The old hacker stereotype—the antisocial lone wolf with coding skills—has been eclipsed by something far stranger: the cybercrime enterprise. This mutant business model has grown exponentially, with annual cybercrime revenues reaching $1.5

This was H1 2022 – Part 1 – The Fight Against Cybercrime

Security Boulevard

The post This was H1 2022 – Part 1 – The Fight Against Cybercrime appeared first on Radware Blog. The post This was H1 2022 – Part 1 – The Fight Against Cybercrime appeared first on Security Boulevard.

Experts link Raspberry Robin Malware to Evil Corp cybercrime gang

Security Affairs

Researchers attribute the Raspberry Robin malware to the Russian cybercrime group known as Evil Corp group. The post Experts link Raspberry Robin Malware to Evil Corp cybercrime gang appeared first on Security Affairs.

Where do all those cybercrime payments go?

Naked Security

Law & order Malware Ransomware Cybercrime dark web malwareYes, the headline is a rhetorical question. But sometimes we get literal answers, and they're well worth remembering.

How Does One Get Hired by a Top Cybercrime Gang?

Krebs on Security

This post explores answers to those questions, as well as some of the ways Trickbot and other organized cybercrime gangs gradually recruit, groom and trust new programmers. The U.S.

European Union to Strike Cybercrime

Heimadal Security

The post European Union to Strike Cybercrime appeared first on Heimdal Security Blog. According to the impact assessment report, the annual costs caused by malicious attempts to disrupt traffic on the Internet are estimated to be at around €65 billion.

Cybercrime Statistics in 2019

Security Affairs

I’m preparing the slides for my next speech and I decided to create this post while searching for interesting cybercrime statistics in 2020. Cybercrime will cost as much as $6 trillion annually by 2021. The total cost of cybercrime for each company in 2019 reached US$13M.

8 Motives of CyberCrime – Hackers World

Security Boulevard

Motives of cybercrime have changed based on day-to-day life. In the 1960s and 1980’s cybercrime doing for fun and using things for free. let’s discuss some of the motives for hacking and cybercrime. Read More “8 Motives of CyberCrime – Hackers World” ». <p>The

Malware, Cybercrime and Cloud Security

CyberSecurity Insiders

The post Malware, Cybercrime and Cloud Security appeared first on Cybersecurity Insiders. Organizations have expedited use of and reliance on public cloud services to run their businesses in ways that would have been hard to anticipate, even a few years ago.

US, European Law Enforcement Shut Down Cybercrime-Friendly VPN Services

Adam Levin

Law enforcement agencies from the United States and Europe seized domain names and servers belonging to a virtual private network (VPN) provider long linked to online cybercrime. The post US, European Law Enforcement Shut Down Cybercrime-Friendly VPN Services appeared first on Adam Levin.

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My “Cybercrime” Isn’t Your “Cybercrime”

Security Boulevard

Talk to cybersecurity experts about cybercrime on their network, and they will mention malicious activity like scans, attacks, events, and incidents. The post My “Cybercrime” Isn’t Your “Cybercrime” appeared first on The State of Security.

European police dismantle cybercrime ring with ties to Italian Mafia

We Live Security

The post European police dismantle cybercrime ring with ties to Italian Mafia appeared first on WeLiveSecurity. CybercrimeThe group used phishing, BEC and other types of attacks to swindle victims out of millions.

Brazil Charges Glenn Greenwald with Cybercrimes

Schneier on Security

Glenn Greenwald has been charged with cybercrimes in Brazil, stemming from publishing information and documents that were embarrassing to the government. brazil cellphones chelseamanning cybercrime hacking

Cybercrime Group TA558 Targeting Hospitality, Hotel, and Travel Organizations

The Hacker News

A financially motivated cybercrime group has been linked to an ongoing wave of attacks aimed at hospitality, hotel, and travel organizations in Latin America with the goal of installing malware on compromised systems.

Biden Signs Better Cybercrime Metrics Act

SecureWorld News

With the way cybercrime has increased over the last few years, the United States is in desperate need of a more effective system to measure it. The bill received bipartisan Congressional support and aims to improve the government's understanding, measurement, and tracking of cybercrime.

The Evolving Technology of Cybercrime

Security Boulevard

The post The Evolving Technology of Cybercrime appeared first on Ericom Blog. The post The Evolving Technology of Cybercrime appeared first on Security Boulevard.

The Rise of Cybercrime – An Overview

Security Boulevard

Cybercrimes are more rampant in the year 2022. The rate of cybercrimes is increasing every year, and it is expected to reach its highest next year. It is said that cybercrime affects the security of more than 80% of businesses […].

Barbary Pirates and Russian Cybercrime

Security Boulevard

The post Barbary Pirates and Russian Cybercrime appeared first on Security Boulevard. In 1801, the United States had a small Navy. Thomas Jefferson deployed almost half that Navy—three frigates and a schooner—to the Barbary Coast of northern Africa.

Inside ‘Evil Corp,’ a $100M Cybercrime Menace

Krebs on Security

The feds allege Aqua led an elite cybercrime ring with at least 16 others who used advanced, custom-made strains of malware known as “ JabberZeus ” and “ Bugat ” (a.k.a. The U.S.

Interpol Arrest Leader of SilverTerrier Cybercrime Gang Behind BEC Attacks

The Hacker News

A year-long international investigation has resulted in the arrest of the suspected head of the SilverTerrier cybercrime group by the Nigeria Police Force.

TA558 cybercrime group targets hospitality and travel orgs

Security Affairs

TA558 cybercrime group is behind a malware campaign targeting hospitality, hotel, and travel organizations in Latin America. In recent attacks, the cybercrime group started using malicious URLs, RAR attachments, ISO attachments, and Office documents to deliver the malware.

Ethical Hackers Prevented $27B in Cybercrime

Security Boulevard

Ethical hackers proved their worth over the 14 months that the pandemic ravaged economies and organizations were at their most vulnerable, preventing $27 billion in cybercrime during the time when flaws threatened to overwhelm security teams worldwide.

The newer cybercrime triad: TrickBot-Emotet-Conti

Security Affairs

“Emotet’s return is not coincidental, it is caused by major shifts in the overall cybercrime domain. This has been proven by the alliance of TrickBot , Emotet , and Ryuk : the three major players of the pre-2019 cybercrime hierarchy.

In the Fight Against Cybercrime, Takedowns Are Only Temporary

Dark Reading

Disrupting access to servers and infrastructure continues to interfere with cybercrime activity, but it's far from a perfect strategy

Update On Evolving Cybercrime Tactics

Security Boulevard

The post Update On Evolving Cybercrime Tactics appeared first on Ericom Blog. The post Update On Evolving Cybercrime Tactics appeared first on Security Boulevard.

Google: Former Conti cybercrime gang members now targeting Ukraine

Bleeping Computer

Google says some former Conti cybercrime gang members, now part of a threat group tracked as UAC-0098, are targeting Ukrainian organizations and European non-governmental organizations (NGOs). [.].

The Week in Cybersecurity: Cybercrime growth outpaces the security industry

Security Boulevard

This week: Evidence has surfaced of cybercrime’s fast-paced growth in 2022, a new Google Chrome zero-day vulnerability is being exploited, and more. . The post The Week in Cybersecurity: Cybercrime growth outpaces the security industry appeared first on Security Boulevard.

The European Union to Strike Cybercrime

Heimadal Security

The post The European Union to Strike Cybercrime appeared first on Heimdal Security Blog. According to the impact assessment report, the annual costs caused by malicious attempts to disrupt traffic on the Internet are estimated to be at around €65 billion.

FBI: Cybercrime Victims Suffered Losses of Over $6.9B in 2021

Dark Reading

The Internet Crime Complaint Center fielded 847,376 cybercrime reports last year, an increase of 7% from 2020

How to Protect Vulnerable Seniors From Cybercrime

Dark Reading

According to the FBI, people over the age of 60 lose more money to cybercrime than any other age group. The good news: Safety is only three main tips away

NFTs: The growing cybercrime risks and how to avoid them

Tech Republic Security

One lesser-known aspect of non-fungible tokens is their vulnerability to cybercrime. The post NFTs: The growing cybercrime risks and how to avoid them appeared first on TechRepublic. Learn how you can protect yourself and your company from the potential risks of NFTs.

BrandPost: The Cyberthreat Minute: The Scale and Scope of Worldwide Cybercrime in 60 Seconds

CSO Magazine

By Steve Ginty, Principal Program Manager, Microsoft Defender Threat Intelligence (MDTI) Cybercrime is big and growing bigger. So much so that it can often be difficult to fully understand the impact online attacks have driven over the past decades.

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A Year Later, Cybercrime Groups Still Rampant on Facebook

Krebs on Security

Almost exactly one year ago, KrebsOnSecurity reported that a mere two hours of searching revealed more than 100 Facebook groups with some 300,000 members openly advertising services to support all types of cybercrime, including spam, credit card fraud and identity theft. Last week, a similar analysis led to the takedown of 74 cybercrime groups operating openly on Facebook with more than 385,000 members.

Russian authorities arrested the kingpin of cybercrime Infraud Organization

Security Affairs

’ In February 2008, the US authorities dismantled the global cybercrime organization tracked as Infraud Organization, which was involved in stealing and selling credit card and personal identity data. SecurityAffairs – hacking, cybercrime).