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).
The latest report from Akamai Technologies has revealed another increase in DDoS attacks and the resurgence of botnets to carry out server-based attacks.
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.
The European Central Bank admitted today that its website was hacked and said that some email addresses and other contact information was stolen.
UK Financial Cyber Security summit sees call for cross-border and sector info sharing; cyber expenditure plans and investment in exports revealed.
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But where does this leave anyone whose electronic identity has been stolen as a result of a malware infection?
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.
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.
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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