cybercriminals

How cybercriminals are gaining from COVID-19 charities

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

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What you should know about Vishing and Cybercriminals

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 warned to watch out for ATM thieves

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 And Fraudulent Bank Transfers: Any Security Measures On Course Against Cyber Criminals?

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?