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Researchers at Black Hat Asia demonstrated how they used AWS honey tokens to detect security breaches at scale.
Cybercrime funds make up 8-10% of all illegal profits laundered and amount to $80-200 billion each year.
Those behind the campaign are specially tailoring the Monero crypto-jacking malware to use a limited amount of CPU power in order to evade infections being detected.
At last yearrsquo;s Security Analyst Summit 2017 we predicted that medical networks would be a titbit for cybercriminals. Unfortunately, we were right.

The numbers of medical data breaches and leaks are increasing.

According to public data, this year is no exception.
This case marks the first successful prosecution of cybercriminals in Ukraine, the organization reports.
For the last few years, rooting malware has been the biggest threat to Android users.

These Trojans are difficult to detect, boast an array of capabilities, and have been very popular among cybercriminals.
Malware advances no longer focused on ‘traditional’ enterprise targets as cybercriminals expand their scopeAlmost 2 billion exposed credentials detected140% increase in TOR domains used as crimeservers 2016-20172 million stolen credit card ...

Mining is the new black

Last year we published a story revealing the rise of miners across the globe.

At the time we had discovered botnets earning millions of USD. We knew this was just the beginning of the story, which turned out to develop rapidly.

Financial Cyberthreats in 2017

This report summarizes a series of Kaspersky Lab reports that between them provide an overview of how the financial threat landscape has evolved over the years.
It covers the common phishing threats, along with Windows-based and Android-based financial malware.
This time, wersquo;ve chosen a smart hub designed to control sensors and devices installed at home.
It can be used for different purposes, such as energy and water management, monitoring and even security systems.
It might not be flavour of the month right now, but cybercriminals and nation-states could still find plenty of uses for ransomware.
Every year, vast numbers of people around the globe relish the delightful prospect of filling out tax returns, applying for tax refunds, etc.

Given that tax authorities and their taxpayers are moving online, it's no surprise to find cybercriminals hard on their heels.