As the popularity around cryptocurrency has continued to boom in 2018, it has also tempting target for cash-hungry scammers to launch “cryptocurrency giveaway scams.”
More than one in three health care providers have been hit with a cyber-attack over the past year, according to Imperva. This has caused 10% of them to pay a ransom or other extortion-related fee.
Apple Inc on Friday issued its twice yearly transparency report on government data requests, showing another sharp increase in U.S. national security-related requests.
A hacker who carried out attacks on a string of companies before selling customers’ data on the dark web has been jailed for more than 10 years.
Europol this week signed two memorandums of understanding related to cybersecurity cooperation – one with the World Economic Forum (WEF) and one with the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA), the European Defence Agency (EDA), and the EU’s Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-EU).
Monitoring cyberthreats over time reveals interesting insights into the strategies used by cybercriminals and the evolution of the attack vectors they target. While the threat landscape continues to be quite diversified, trends do seem to run in predictable cycles.