Cybercrime

  • 16 Jul 2023 11:53 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    A sophisticated Chinese cyber-attack aimed at stealing UK and European foreign policy data has been tracked by investigators monitoring a global online battlefield.


    https://metro.co.uk/2023/07/14/map-shows-extremely-targeted-chinese-cyber-attack-on-uk-and-europe-19125490/

  • 16 Jul 2023 11:48 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    THREE people have been arrested and charged in Essex, Kent and Northumberland in connection with a high value cyber-enabled fraud which targeted a woman in Aberdeen.

    The fraud compromised the victim's online finances, resulting in a five-figure sum of money being stolen.

    https://uk.style.yahoo.com/three-people-arrested-high-value-184051021.html

  • 13 Jul 2023 10:27 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Cyber-criminals have increasingly utilized specialized mobile Android OS device spoofing tools to bypass anti-fraud controls and impersonate compromised account holders.

    According to a new report by Resecurity’s Hunter threat intelligence unit, the emerging trend poses significant challenges for online banking, payment systems, advertising networks and online marketplaces worldwide.

    https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/android-os-tools-fuel-cybercrime/


  • 06 Jul 2023 9:52 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    A live map is monitoring cyber attacks across the globe at a time when the war in Ukraine is fuelling a ‘significant increase’ in hostile activity.

    The dashboard gives a startling picture of the digital frontline, where more than 850 assaults are launched against UK targets every week on average.

    https://metro.co.uk/2023/07/03/cyber-battlefield-map-shows-attacks-played-out-live-across-the-globe-19058014/
  • 24 Jun 2023 11:57 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Nation states and hacktivists are cyber threats to law firms in addition to criminals, the government’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has warned.

    https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/gchq-nation-states-and-hacktivists-pose-cyber-threat-to-legal-sector

  • 07 Jun 2023 12:44 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    A prolific cyber crime gang thought to be based in Russia has issued an ultimatum to victims of a hack that has hit organisations around the world.

    The Clop group posted a notice on the dark web warning firms affected by the MOVEit hack to email them before 14 June or stolen data will be published.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-65829726


  • 25 May 2023 1:15 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The mastermind behind a fraud subscription site used by criminals to con victims out of more than £100 million has been jailed for more than 13 years.

    https://www.itv.com/news/london/2023-05-19/man-behind-multi-million-pound-fraud-site-ispoof-jailed-for-13-years


  • 27 Apr 2023 11:03 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Andrew Herring tells HRNews about some of the ‘red flag’ behaviours by employees which may indicate insider fraud.

    https://www.pinsentmasons.com/en-gb/out-law/news/management-perpetrating-a-quarter-of-uk-fraud-cases-survey-shows


  • 27 Apr 2023 11:01 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Owners and operators of critical national infrastructure (CNI) in the UK have been urged to review their approach to cyber risk management following a warning about the threat state-aligned cyber criminals pose to their organisations.

    https://www.pinsentmasons.com/en-gb/out-law/news/unprecedented-warning-cyber-threat-uk-cni


  • 27 Apr 2023 10:58 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Report from the European Cyber Conflict Research Initiative (ECCRI) gives new insights into the role of cyber criminals and political hacktivists in a conflict, and critical questions around industry support to Ukraine's cyber resilience.

    https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/news/new-analysis-eccri-highlights-ukraine-defence-against-russian-offensive

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