Dutch university pays $220,000 ransom to infamous Russian cybercrime ring

Dutch university pays $220,000 ransom to infamous Russian cybercrime ring

The University of Maastricht in Holland has ended up paying a $220,000 ransom to a group of Russian hackers after an unwary employee fell for a phishing scam. The university was attacked ...
Hacked Website Threat Report – 2019

Hacked Website Threat Report – 2019

The threat landscape for website owners is constantly shifting on a regular basis — and it’s becoming increasingly more complex. As attackers continue to develop tools and find new vulnerabilities to massively ...
Cryptomining Malware Vivin Uses Pirated Software as Attack Vector

Cryptomining Malware Vivin Uses Pirated Software as Attack Vector

Vivin, a cryptomining malware that likes munching on Monero, is one of the many examples of such software roaming the dark corners of the Internet. Security researchers have been tracking it for ...
Teenager charged over $50 million SIM-swap cryptocurrency theft

Teenager charged over $50 million SIM-swap cryptocurrency theft

Samy Bensaci, an 18-year-old living in Montreal, Canada, has been charged in connection with the theft of over $50 million worth of cryptocurrency in a SIM-swapping scam. A SIM swap attack (also ...
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How Cryptocurrency Could Benefit You

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The State of Cybersecurity Training and Certifications with Kevin Johnson

Top 10 Podcast Episodes from 2019

Thank you for supporting and listening to the show this year! Initial data on our download numbers show that we’ve grown our audience by over 40% in 2019! Having said that, if ...
Connected Toys: What Are the Security & Privacy Risks?

Connected Toys: What Are the Security & Privacy Risks?

(written with Eliyah Havemann and Dan Bloom) As we approach the end of the year and enter the season of holiday gifting, it’s an excellent time to weigh-in on “high tech” connected ...
Three Men Arrested in Connection to $722M Cryptomining Scheme

Three Men Arrested in Connection to $722M Cryptomining Scheme

Law enforcement arrested three men for their participation in a cryptomining scheme that defrauded investors of $722 million. On December 10, 2019, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey ...
8 Online Shopping Security Tips for Cyber Monday

8 Online Shopping Security Tips for Cyber Monday

As the online equivalent to Black Friday, Cyber Monday is among the biggest online shopping days of the year. Cyber Monday, along with Black Friday, heralds the beginning of the online holiday ...

Video: All Things CTF!

Find Fame, Fortune and Fun with CTFs! Video and Slide Deck from EH-Net Live! November 2019 Games are fun. They’re meant to be that way. Games can also teach us valuable lessons ...