What Is Conti Ransomware?

Conti ransomware is an extremely damaging malicious actor due to the speed with which encrypts data and spreads to other systems. The cyber-crime action is thought to be led by…

South African police arrest eight men suspected of targeting widows in romance scams

South African police have arrested eight suspects in connection to romance scams that defrauded at least 100 women. The gang used “sob stories” as a lure to push women —…

Over 80% of Brits Deluged with Scam Calls and Texts

Over 80% of Brits Deluged with Scam Calls and Texts Some 45 million Brits received fraudulent phone calls and texts over the summer, according to new data from Ofcom. The UK’s…

My Health Record imaging services security failed ADHA password standards

My Health Record system’s physical and information security measures used to access the My Health Record system for pathology and diagnostic imaging services did not meet the ADHA’s recommended standard…

A China-aligned espionage group is targeting global telecoms, sweeping up call data dating back years

Written by AJ Vicens Oct 19, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP An advanced network of digital spies with a nexus to Chinese interests has successfully compromised parts of the global telecommunications network,…

UK in Midst of $200m Crypto Fraud Epidemic

UK in Midst of $200m Crypto Fraud Epidemic Victims of cryptocurrency fraud have already lost over £146m ($200m) so far this year, a double-digit increase over 2020 figures, according to…

South Korea Wants Help to Arrest Alleged Cyber-Criminals

South Korea Wants Help to Arrest Alleged Cyber-Criminals South Korea is seeking assistance from the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) to arrest two foreign nationals suspected of being cyber-criminal gang…

'A lot' of firms are developing offensive cyber techniques, hoping for investment

Written by AJ Vicens Oct 18, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Aggressive cyber tools remain a topic of interest for “a lot of companies” pitching their technology to investors thanks to interest…

Europol Warns of Major EU Recovery Fund Fraud

Europol Warns of Major EU Recovery Fund Fraud European police have announced a major operation designed to tackle a wave of anticipated fraud linked to the disbursement of the EU’s…

University of Sunderland Faced Operation Issues Following a Cyber-attack

The University of Sunderland faced extensive operational issues that took most of its IT systems down. It is believed that the issue was caused by a cyber-attack. What Happened? The first…