BEC Costs UK Firms £140M Over Past Year

BEC Costs UK Firms £140M Over Past Year Reported business email compromise (BEC) incidents have hit 4600 cases over the past 12 months, costing individuals and businesses £138m in losses,…

Groove Calls for Cyberattacks on US as REvil Payback

The bold move signals a looming clash between Russian ransomware groups and the U.S. Following the recent international law enforcement effort that dismantled the infrastructure for the REvil ransomware group,…

Facebook sues Ukrainian man for scraping and selling 178m users’ data

Facebook tracked down the programmer after he mistakenly used his contact information on email and job portals. On October 21, 2021, Facebook filed a lawsuit against a Ukrainian citizen for…

Countries Ranked According to Online Risks

Countries Ranked According to Online Risks The considerable variation in risks faced by internet users worldwide has been laid bare by a new study by anti-fraud vendor SEON. Combining data from five cybersecurity…

AFP is looking to be 'more aggressive' with new cyber offense arm

Image: ACT Policing The Australian Federal Police is conducting an internal review to implement a new cyber offensive arm, AFP commissioner Reece Kershaw said at Senate Estimates on Monday morning.…

FIN7 Lures Unwitting Security Pros to Carry Out Ransomware Attacks

The infamous Carbanak operator is moving is looking to juice its ransomware game by recruiting IT staff to its fake Bastion Secure ‘pen-testing’ company. The financially motivated cybercrime gang behind…

Google details cookie stealer malware campaign targeting YouTubers

Google attributed the malware campaign to a group of attackers recruited via a Russian-language hacker forum. Google has disclosed details of a new campaign involving phishing attacks launched against YouTube…

REvil Servers Shoved Offline by Governments – But They’ll Be Back, Researchers Say

A multi-country effort has given ransomware gang REvil a taste of its own medicine by pwning its backups and pushing its leak site and Tor payment site offline. The REvil…

Pentesters Wanted for Ransomware Attacks!

The Russian Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) group FIN7 is trying to break into the lucrative ransomware market by creating bogus cybersecurity organizations that perform network attacks under the pretense of…

Network Computing Awards 2021: Heimdal™ Wins Best Cloud-Delivered Security Solution

Great efforts pay off! We are very proud and thrilled to announce that Heimdal™ won first place in the Cloud-Delivered Security Solution of the Year category at the Network Computing…