For more than 20 years, businesses around the world have been hiring hackers. They want us to find exploitable loopholes in their “armour” and break in as far as we... read more
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With the now well documented upside that is available to hackers, it should come as no surprise that every week a new company has to notify its customers of a... more
It has recently been reported that a number of US technology heavyweights including Amazon and Apple have been hacked. According to Bloomberg, in 2015, Amazon.com began quietly evaluating a startup called Elemental Technologies,... more
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Cybercrime follows the money. In today’s increasingly interconnected world they conduct digital hold-ups and cause major disruption by targeting critical infrastructure. So, how do those in the financial services industry get inside the mind of the hacker? How do they separate the signal from the noise to gain effective threat intelligence insights? We live in [...]
A newly discovered Russian hacker group known as Buhtrap has attacked 13 Russian banks since August 2015, using malware that infiltrates their gateway to the central bank, according to Moscow-based cyber security company Group-IB. The hackers spread the malware using infected e-mails that mimicked correspondence from the central bank and Gazprombank JSC, Group-IB said in a [...]