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The financial sector is historically one of the most secure industries in the world. It needs to earn trust and convince customers that their hard-earned money is safe. Nevertheless, the fact that banks are guardians of the one... more
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For the modern cyber criminal, turning virtual cash into real money without being caught is a the biggest problem in the cyber crime economy. The thieves often have to get... more
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The notorious dark web marketplaces Alphabay and Hansa, designed for criminals who specialised in monetising lists or “dumps” of credit card data, were shut down in July following “landmark” action by police forces in the US and Europe to unmask who was running them. They join a long list of other forums, chat rooms and boards [...]
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In the latest Symantec annual Internet Security Threat Report, Cyber attackers revealed new levels of ambition in 2016, a year marked by extraordinary attacks, including multi-million dollar virtual bank heists, overt attempts to disrupt the US electoral process by state-sponsored groups, and some of the biggest distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks on record powered [...]
With recent large-scale cyber attacks signalling a growing front in destructive threats and business impact, a new midyear report on cyber threats from iDefense, part of Accenture Security, reveals how threat actors are continuing to evolve their ability to avoid detection. Based on in-depth analysis, the report anticipates a growth in the number of cyber [...]
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