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£3.74 billion in BEC scams last year, FBI arrests 74, of which 29 Nigerian

Last year, the US FBI announced that between October 2013 and December 2016, organisations across 131 countries suffered as many as 40,203 successful Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks, stealing £3.74 billion.

Coinrail suffers £28 million in coin theft, hacked during ICO offering

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Coinrail suffered a breach on Sunday that allowed hackers to steal Pundi X (NPXS), NPER (NPER), and Aston (ATX) coins being offered for sale as part of an Initial Coin Offering (ICO).

Banking trojans replaced ransomware as top email-based payload in Q1

The concept of infecting targeted users with banking trojans has been so successful in the recent past that in the first quarter of 2018, banking trojans overtook ransomware as the top malicious payload distributed through email.

Blockchain platform EOS found containing critical security vulnerabilities

Security researchers have uncovered several security vulnerabilities in blockchain platform EOS, some of which can be exploited by hackers to remotely execute arbitrary code on EOS nodes.

Open ports left over 1,000 SingTel routers vulnerable to cyber-attacks

More than 1,000 owners of Wi-Fi routers were left exposed to potential cyber-attacks after Singapore Telecommunications Limited forgot to secure port 10000 in its Wi-Fi gigabit router devices.