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StubHub ticketing agency taken for a million pounds

StubHub ticketing agency taken for a million pounds

Police around the world have arrested seven people - thought to have been tied into an international fraud ring - that allegedly defrauded the eBay-owned StubHub online ticketing service of around a million pounds (US$ 1.6m).

DDoS attacks grow as first DIY kits emerge

DDoS attacks grow as first DIY kits emerge

The latest report from Akamai Technologies has revealed another increase in DDoS attacks and the resurgence of botnets to carry out server-based attacks.

WordPress plugin flaw opens blogs up to cybercriminals

WordPress plugin flaw opens blogs up to cybercriminals

A WordPress plugin called MailPoet - which has been downloaded around 1.7 million times - has placed large numbers of WordPress-based websites at risk of incursion.

European Central Bank loses personal records after data breach

European Central Bank loses personal records after data breach

The European Central Bank admitted today that its website was hacked and said that some email addresses and other contact information was stolen.

Features

Conference report: Intelligence services share secrets with private sector

Conference report: Intelligence services share secrets with private sector

UK Financial Cyber Security summit sees call for cross-border and sector info sharing; cyber expenditure plans and investment in exports revealed.

The 5 most read articles this week: July 4-11

The 5 most read articles this week: July 4-11

Here are the five most popular articles, as read by you the reader, in the week for July 4 to 11.

Digital signatures are now legal authentication

Digital signatures are now legal authentication

But where does this leave anyone whose electronic identity has been stolen as a result of a malware infection?

Opinion

Critical National Infrastructure: how to reduce industrial-scale risk

Critical National Infrastructure: how to reduce industrial-scale risk

Nation-state attacks on CNI will be faciliated by the internet of things, and government regulation is needed to set standards, but the actual likelihood of CNI attacks remains very low says Raimund Genes.

Insiders can use whistleblowing tools to steal data without a trail

Insiders can use whistleblowing tools to steal data without a trail

The tools exist to by-pass many data leakage programmes and facilitate mass exfiltration of data, so enable internal whistelblowing - to avoid external access says Edward Parsons.

Know thy neighbour: Dealing with third-party cyber attacks

Know thy neighbour: Dealing with third-party cyber attacks

It's not enough to protect your own network, you also have to be prepared to cope with third party negligence, says Brian Foster.

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