The majority of phishing sites today (84 percent) exist for less than 24 hours, with an average life of under 15 hours.
India's Supreme Court Monday issued a notice to Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, and Facebook on a plea seeking to curb the sharing of videos displaying sexual assault and cyber-crime.
In making its announcement on Monday of the shutdown of Avalanche, the US Department of Justice said it turned the tables on the criminals, "by targeting not just individual actors, but the entire Avalanche infrastructure."
A man known only as Pornopoker was arrested in Russia under suspicion of distributing ransomware.
The Russian intelligence service said it has disrupted a planned cyber-attack on that nation's banks that was slated to launch on 5 December.
A four-year long investigation by various multinational law enforcement agencies including Europol, the FBI and the US Justice Department, has brought down the international criminal infrastructure platform known as 'Avalanche'.
Apple users over the last few weeks have reportedly been besieged with spam hitting their iCloud calendars in the form of unwanted invites, after cyber-criminals figured out that they could send their junk offers directly to recipients' iCloud accounts.
Roberto Valerio addresses the latest breach from the National Lottery and analyses how and why this type of fraud is on the rise
If cyber-crime wasn't considered a business risk before, it is certainly being pushed to the front and centre stage by large firms now, says Chris Dye who urges adoption of file-regeneration technology.
Cyber-criminals are trading hundreds of thousands of xHamster porn account details on the digital underground.
ESET security researchers have created and released a free decryption tool to help combat Crysis ransomware.
Japanese Defence Ministry and Self-Defense Force (SDF) was targeted in September by a sophisticated cyber-attack, according to sources cited by The Japan Times.
The BBC's Watchdog programme has revealed its investigation into food delivery app Deliveroo which has been sending food to criminals who are using stolen login credentials to get into accounts.
White hat hackers invited to squash bugs in processors from chip vendor Qualcomm in a bid to fix the "Achilles Heel" of the IT industry.
Graham Carberry provides insight into why Britain is one of the biggest targets of cyber-attack worldwide and the technological developments that come from innovative security businesses
After a Tesco Bank breach exposed data of 9,000 accounts and the theft of £2.5 million, a cyber-security firm uncovered boasts on underground forums from two months ago that the company was an easy target.
More than 54 million Europeans have been victimised by online crime in the past year as hackers take advantage of consumer complacency.
A hacking group went to trial Tuesday on charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud in an alleged hacking scheme against the EA Sports video game FIFA.
Researchers at security firm ProofPoint have discovered a new variant of malware which triggers it's ransom screen once it finds indecent materials.
Personal details of more than 412 million subscribers to Adult Friend Finder and other hookup sites was breached.
A recent study detected more than 600 cloud repositories hosting malware and other malicious activities on major cloud platforms.
Nearly half (48 percent) of consumers who shopped online in the past year have experienced payment fraud.
Experts at Kaspersky Lab now understand how the mobile banking trojan Svpeng has been able to automatically download itself via malvertising ads while bypassing Google Chrome browser permissions.
In the last year, 66.2 percent of financial services institutions have faced at least one cyber-attack.
Sam Hutton says that as the rapidly growing menace of cyber-crime climbs the corporate agenda, it is increasingly recognised that the answers to such a severe threat lay in innovation.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer was sent a letter from a watchdog group overseeing privacy regulators in the European Union seeking answers on the affect of a massive breach the company experienced.
Fraud is in a constant state of evolution to stay a step ahead of the defences deployed to stop it.
Phil Filleul discusses how banks can beat off cyber-criminals using a range of methods and explores how graph analytics can improve their defence and protection
The Mirai DDoS attack that took down a slew of prominent websites last Friday was most likely initiated by users from hackforums[.]net and not a nation-state or cyber-criminal organisation, according to FlashPoint.
Jeremy King discusses what businesses can do today to prioritise data security
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