It's not that organised cybergangs are raking it in. It's more that a larger number of small operators are benefiting from automated services that can earn them an average of $2,000 (£1593) a month, according to a new report .
While cyber-criminals work together, businesses and law enforcement have a harder time doing so.
The Bank of Russia is to double the number of staff in its FinCERT unit, a special division set up to fight cyber-crime in the credit and financial sectors.
Passwords have been reset for a number of Gyft users as a precaution after account data was reported for sale.
Most corporate attacks apparently happen on a Friday, but just imagine how much of a threat is posed to retailers this coming weekend which is topped and tailed by Black Friday and Cyber Monday?
In this latest ransomware expect advances in how they are delivered and how they take instructions from the command-and-control server
Kate O'Flaherty reports how distributed denial of service attacks are growing in size and scale, making it important to know what to do before, during and after an attack
Technology can't replace the value of online safety education, the key to keeping kids out of predators' paths, panelists shared.
Kevin Bollaert, 28, operated the now-infamous revenge porn sites U Got Posted and Change My Reputation
Days after hacktivist collective Anonymous warned Israeli companies and websites that it would begin its annual cyber-attack campaign against the country on Tuesday, one Israeli political party's website was defaced.
Trend Micro believes that point-of-sale malware attackers will increasingly target travellers.
A fatal fire at a home in Nairobi, Kenya, has resulted in the exposure of what police believe to be a large scale Chinese hacking operation.
Doug Drinkwater takes a two minute look at cybercrime-as-a-service, the new business model for hackers
Europol's European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) is growing faster than expected. Doug Drinkwater visited its offices in The Hague, Netherlands, to find out how it is uniting law enforcement in the fight against cyber-criminals
In an interview with SC's Tony Morbin, the NCCU's Jamie Saunders explained how 'policing by consent' contends with the tidal wave of new criminal opportunities unleashed by digital technology and the connected world
Phishing for Apples becomes a popular cyber-criminal sport
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