Cybercriminals

Four strategies to prevent data encryption from hijacking your network
To keep defenses strong while limiting the risk of security breaches and data loss, you need to decrypt, examine, and re-encrypt all network traffic.
Here come the Olympics (and Olympic-themed attacks)
Global sporting events like the Olympics are a favourite for cybercriminals, according to Trend Micro. Here's what you can do to keep yourself safe.
Shining some light on the Dark Web
Fortinet’s Eric Chan comes up with a primer on the Dark Web, and five tips on how to stay safe.
Where your apps talk to each other, cybercriminals lurk: McAfee report
Cybercriminals are making increasing use of what is called ‘mobile app collusion,’ where they make use of communications between apps to manipulate two or more apps to orchestrate attacks on smartphone owners, according to Intel Security.
Zombies are already present in your ATM networks: Kaspersky Lab report
Discovered in 2009, Skimer was the first malicious programme to target ATMs. Seven years later, cybercriminals are reusing the malware but both the crooks and the programme have evolved, according to Kaspersky Lab.
With digital boom, Indonesia in greater risk than ever
Indonesians are getting more comfortable with shopping online using their credit cards, which means putting their financial and personal data online – and this is only going to light up the eyes of cybercriminals, warned F5 Networks Indonesia.
Trend Micro on how terrorists are abusing online tools
Cybercriminals have always abused legitimate online tools and services, but now they have been joined by an even more insidious group: Terrorists.
Richer pickings: Cybercriminals moving from finance to retail sector
Cybercriminals have shifted their focus from traditional financial markets to targeting the retail sector, according to the annual NTT 2016 Global Threat Intelligence Report.
The greatest threat to banks today
The finance industry has been revolutionised by digital technology, and this has made it more vulnerable to security threats, writes Lim Chin Keng of F5 Networks.
Cybercriminals targeting Steam gamer accounts: Kaspersky
In an industry worth over an estimated hundred billion US dollars, gaming is not just big business for developers and manufacturers but for cybercriminals too, according to cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab.
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