Cyberlaw

Build a Global Anti-Fraud Operations Center in Five Steps

| | cybercrime, Fraud, fraud prevention
Fighting global cybercrime is not an easy job, but someone must do it. As organizations undergo digital transformation, the opportunity for attack expands creating unwanted exposure, challenges and vulnerabilities. The RSA Anti-Fraud ...

Banks Attacked through Malicious Hardware Connected to the Local Network

Kaspersky is reporting on a series of bank hacks -- called DarkVishnya -- perpetrated through malicious hardware being surreptitiously installed into the target network: In 2017-2018, Kaspersky Lab specialists were invited to ...

Cybercrime Targets iOS users and 50,000 Execs | Avast

| | cybercrime, ios, Privacy, Security News
Fake apps abuse Apple Touch ID Two fake apps posing as fitness tools in the Apple App Store — “Fitness Balance” and “Calories Tracker” — used the Apple Touch ID to scam ...
Security Incident Potentially Exposed 100 Million Quora Users’ Personal Data

Security Incident Potentially Exposed 100 Million Quora Users’ Personal Data

A security incident at Quora potentially compromised the personal information and other details of approximately 100 million users. On 30 November, the question-and-answer website identified that a third party had gained access ...
Are Companies Obligated to Protect Employee Data? Court Says Yes

Are Companies Obligated to Protect Employee Data? Court Says Yes

On Nov. 21, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled in a class action lawsuit filed against the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center by some of its employees following a data breach that exposed ...
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Micron Intellectual Property Theft Fray

DoJ Jumps into the Micron Intellectual Property Theft Fray

The U.S. Department of Justice has jumped into the fray between Micron Technology, companies located in Taiwan and China and three individuals with the release of a grand jury indictment. Readers may ...
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U.S. Charges Two Iranians for SamSam Ransomware Attacks

U.S. Charges Two Iranians for SamSam Ransomware Attacks

The U.S. Department of Justice has charged two Iranian men for creating and distributing a ransomware program called SamSam that caused massive disruptions in hospitals, municipalities and public institutions over the past ...
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Cybercrime: There Is No End in Sight

Whoever said “crime doesn’t pay” hasn’t been following the growth of cybercrime across the globe. A thriving underground economy has evolved over the past decade to become a massive industry. Estimates in ...
Responding Quickly: Law Enforcement and Secure Communications

Responding Quickly: Law Enforcement and Secure Communications

In emergency situations, speed is key for first responders. Law enforcement agencies need to have the tools in place to be able to communicate and coordinate quickly. Using old and clunky tools—like ...

The Hacker Wish List

Cybercriminals prey on poor cyber hygiene. See what five things people are doing daily to make their jobs easier ...
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