Hacking Group ‘ModifiedElephant’ Has Been Living Out of Sight for a Long Time

It has been discovered that a hacking group dubbed ‘ModifiedElephant’, described as an APT (advanced persistent threat) actor has been engaging in its malicious activities in secret for a decade,…

What to Do if Your Email Account Has Been Hacked

My email account has been hacked. How much trouble am I in? Well, having your email account cracked could pose a serious problem given that your photos, contracts, invoices, tax…

These cybercriminals plant criminal evidence on human rights defender, lawyer devices

Cybercriminals are hijacking the devices of civil rights activists and planting “incriminating evidence” in covert cyberattacks, researchers warn. According to SentinelLabs, an advanced persistent threat (APT) group dubbed ModifiedElephant has…

Half of Global Emails Were Spam in 2021

COVID-19 still looms large in corporate inboxes

Spanish police arrest suspects in SIM-swapping ring

Spanish law enforcement has arrested eight people suspected of running a SIM-swapping ring.  SIM-swapping attacks, also known as SIM hijacking, occur when criminals attempt to take over your phone number. …

Former NFL Player Gets Five Years for Healthcare Fraud

Robert McCune is said to have masterminded a scheme involving 51 former players

Spanish Cops Bust SIM Swap Fraud Gang

Members intercepted SMS codes to access victim bank accounts

$1.3 billion lost to romance scams in the past five years: FTC

Netflix’s new title, The Tinder Swindler, is a wild ride.  The show examines how an alleged fraudster impacted the lives of multiple women, matching with them on Tinder and treating…

Beware of spies and radicalisation attempts online: ASIO chief

Image: Miguel Sotomayor/Getty Images Foreign spies are increasingly approaching Australians on social media and even dating sites, according to Mike Burgess, director-general of the Australian Security and Intelligence Organisation (ASIO).…

French privacy regulator finds using Google Analytics can breach GDPR

Image: Google France’s privacy regulator has found instances where using Google Analytics is not compliant with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Through an investigation into unnamed local…