Organised criminals are physically accessing ATM machines and infecting them with malware that makes them spit out cash, in what reports are calling the first-ever confirmed case of "jackpotting" attacks in the US.
One third (32 percent) of Britons would apply for a job as a money mule - knowingly helping criminals launder money, according to the results of a fake job advert set up by Santander.
Security researchers have found that freight messaging systems can be subverted to send money to criminals.
This fact rarely comes out on Law & Order, but for some crime pays. And pretty well. Developers of ransomware well paid and malware cheap to buy.
Criminals are offering a new ransomware-as-a-service offering that uses a dynamic new targeting strategy that changes the cost of the ransom depending on the victim's location.
Search engines are the biggest aider and abetter of cyber-crime, according to the head of the Metropolitan Police Cyber Crime Unit, speaking at a breakfast briefing last week.
Cyber- criminals have noticed the lucrative opportunities for wrong-doing in leveraging cloud services and evolved new techniques to their benefit.