Tag Archives: cybercrime

The Future’s Biggest Cybercrime Threat May Already Be Here (Dark Reading)

Current attacks will continue to be refined, and what may seem a weakness now could turn out to be a disaster.... More

FBI Sees Cybercrime Reports Increase Fourfold During COVID-19 Outbreak (Engadget)

Instances of cybercrime appear to have jumped by as much as 300 percent since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, according to the FBI. The bureau’s Internet Crime Complai... More

The Intersection of Cyber Crime and Coronavirus Stimulus: The Perfect Storm for Fraud (NextGov)

Millions of people filing for unemployment, a fast-moving economic stimulus, requests for accelerated payments, and obligations and contract awards—all of these factors create th... More

Q&A: IBM Security Targets Cybercrime Threat (MWL)

Martin Borrett, distinguished engineer and CTO, IBM Security Europe, discusses the steps the company is taking to ensure the security of its partners and customers in the next-gene... More

FBI: The Most Perpetrated Cybercrime is Not What You Think (PCMag)

A dive into the reported Cybercrime stats show ransomware and phishing are not as big a threat as extortion, data breaches, and simply not getting what you paid for.... More

The FBI Issues a Powerful $3.5B Cybercrime Warning (Forbes)

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has released the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) "2019 Internet Crime Report." For everyone but those engaged in cybercrime, it make... More

3 Amazing Strategies That Will Burst Cybercrimes in 2020 (ReadWrite)

Across the globe and on a daily basis, people are inundated with cyberattacks. From Spain to the U.S. and almost everywhere in the world, nobody is spared; businesses, governments,... More

Cybercrime: AI’s Growing Threat (Dark Reading)

As AI gets better and more sophisticated, it also enables cybercriminals to use deep learning and AI to breach security systems (just as cybersecurity experts use the same technolo... More

The Language of Cybercrime (NPR)

Scammers are always looking for more effective words. Most Americans have learned to be on their guard, and they're likely to suspect an overly aggressive phishing phone call from ... More

A Sovereign Internet Will Not Combat Cybercrime (Decipher)

A United Nations committee has passed a Russia-backed resolution on a global cybercrime treaty, despite opposition from the United States and other European countries because the m... More