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Criminals Monetizing Attacks Against Unpatched WordPress Sites

Sites still vulnerable to a REST API endpoint flaw in WordPress are now being targeted by attackers trying to turn a profit.

Financial cyberthreats in 2016

In 2016 we continued our in-depth research into the financial cyberthreat landscape. We’ve noticed over the last few years that large financial cybercriminal groups...

Mobile apps and stealing a connected car

The concept of a connected car, or a car equipped with Internet access, has been gaining popularity for the last several years.The case in...

Homeland Security Chairman Says U.S. ‘Not Winning’ Cyber-security War

In his RSA keynote, U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul offers steps the United States must take to go on the offensive in the fight against...

Unhackable OS? CertiKOS enables creation of secure system kernels

Computer system security stinks, because our software is buggy and untestable in full.Great for cyber criminals, but not for us.So why doesn't someone build...

A look into the Russian-speaking ransomware ecosystem

It is no secret that encryption ransomware is one of the key malware problems today, for both consumers and corporate users. While analyzing the...

Conviction by computer is go, confirms UK Ministry of Justice

What could possibly go wrong with this madcap scheme? Petty criminals in Britain will soon be found guilty and sentenced by computers, under new...

Web banking malware slurps $1.2m for crooks, now kingpin ‘fesses up

But who is the mysterious Samuel Gold? An online banking malware scam netted criminals $1.2m in stolen funds – and now one of the...

Hello? Police? My darknet drug market was just hacked by criminals

That headline will never happen, so one darkmart just started a bug bounty program A popular dark net marketplace hawking drugs and stolen credit...

DDoS attacks in Q4 2016

News Overview Without doubt, 2016 was the year of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) with major disruptions in terms of technology, attack scale and impact...

IDG Contributor Network: Bots will change workplace research sooner than you...

Bots get a lot of buzz these days.In the enterprise, a lot of this buzz focuses on customer care use cases, trying to provide...

Why criminals are using this old technique to take cyberattacks back...

Why employ advanced techniques to target victims when spam emails are once again so successful?