New Digital Shadows research takes a look at how cybercriminals may be profiting from COVID-19 charities. The Digital Shadows Photon Research Team revealed that in late March, a user on the prestigious Russian-language cybercriminal forum XSS initiated an English-language thread to share free credentials for accounts with preloaded funds for the automated vending cart (AVC) sites Joker's … Continue reading How cybercriminals are gaining from COVID-19 charities
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in an upshot of all types of scams. In the midst of a pandemic, the website of the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District was hacked and infected with ransomware. Recently, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned it has seen a five-fold increase in the number of cyberattacks directed at its staff, and email scams … Continue reading What you should know about Vishing and Cybercriminals
Banks across the United States and beyond have been warned of a new wave of attacks on ATMs as already experienced in Europe and Mexico. The Secret Service says they've seen about a dozen cases across the country from the mid-Atlantic region through New England, the Pacific Northwest and Louisiana. The cybercriminals are believed to … Continue reading Banks warned to watch out for ATM thieves
SWIFT, the world money exchange, on Tuesday warned about 11,000 financial institutions around the world to hasten with their software updates after a reported $81 million was stolen by cybercriminals from Bangladesh Central Bank. The 21st Century hackers are getting sophisticated with super-technological know-how, and always a step ahead of financial institutions. According to a report from … Continue reading SWIFT And Fraudulent Bank Transfers: Any Security Measures On Course Against Cyber Criminals?