Cybercrime News

Cybercrime is growing and more people are falling victim to it. The Wiser daily cybercrime news email is designed for anyone with an interest in the topic. This includes professionals in the industry, from technology providers to law enforcement officials to security consultants. It is estimated that criminals now make more money from cybercrime than they do from illegal drug trafficking. Large corporations, SMEs and individuals are all at risk. Cybercrime involves any crime that uses a computer or network. It takes many forms including identity theft, stealing company data, and other malicious practices. And it is global in nature, with many of the criminals based in different countries to their target victims. And because it is growing more resources are being allocated to combat it, while technology companies come up with new products and solutions that offer better protection. And there is growing awareness among technology users to better protect their systems, accounts and passwords. The Wiser daily cybercrime news email covers all of these topics and more. We curate the best articles from leading publications and writers in the field to ensure you get the latest information delivered to your inbox every day.

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‘Zim fertile ground for hackers’
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Report: Distributed denial-of-service attacks have doubled so far this year
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Cisco and INTERPOL join hands to fight cybercrime
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Impossible to Ban Blue Whale Game, Centre Tells Supreme Court
India.com • India.Com News Desk
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What the activism world is talking about Fresh from shopping Whole Foods Market and nibbling at Jack in the Box, Jana Partners has a new stake to talk about – or should that be steak? The activist investor has sunk $140 million...
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Cybercrime, eRetail
Fraudsters set for busy Black Friday
Mobilepaymentstoday.com
With online purchases poised to exceed those in physical stores this holiday season, Black Friday 2017 could be the busiest day ever for cyberattacks on retailers, according to digital ID provider ThreatMetrix. This week, the company released its Q3 2017 Cybercrime Report...
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Cybercrime, Politics & Policy
Government to examine measures to tackle online bullying
Video WallSarah Bardon
Ministers to discuss digital safety and the need for greater regulation online Government members will on Tuesday examine measures to tackle online bullying and the deliberate targeting of young people with online content promoting suicide and self-harm. Minister for Communications Denis Naughten,...
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Artificial Intelligence, Cybercrime
LASTLINE REVEALS PREDICTIONS AND TRENDS FOR THE 2018 CYBERTHREAT LANDSCAPE
Global Banking & Finance ReviewGbaf Mag
Company predicts continued rise in cybercrime will be met with advances in artificial intelligence and machine learning as emerging methods to counteract attacks Lastline Inc., the leader in advanced network-based malware protection, today released predictions and trends for the 2018 cyberthreat landscape....
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Cybercrime, Security Software & Services
‘Zim fertile ground for hackers’
NewsDay ZimbabweNewsday
ZIMBABWE is recognised by the global hacking community as a “low hanging fruit” meaning that the country’s information technology systems are an easy target, leaving financial and business systems very vulnerable to attack, a new report has shown. BY TATIRA ZWINOIRA The...
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Cybercrime, Security Software & Services
Report: Distributed denial-of-service attacks have doubled so far this year
SiliconAngleDuncan Riley
The number of distributed denial-of-service attacks experienced by enterprises has doubled since the start of the year, according to a newly published report. Corero Network Security Ltd. said organizations using their services experienced an average of 237 DDoS attack attempts per month...
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Cisco and INTERPOL join hands to fight cybercrime
InfoTech LeadInfotech
Cisco and international police organization INTERPOL announced an agreement to share threat intelligence in order to jointly fight cybercrime. The main aim of the partnership is to develop a coordinated and focused approach to data sharing. This will allow for quick threat...
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Impossible to Ban Blue Whale Game, Centre Tells Supreme Court
India.comIndia.Com News Desk
New Delhi, Nov 21: It is not possible to block online games like the ‘Blue Whale Challenge’ as they are not app-based, the Centre told the Supreme Court on Monday. Blue Whale game was being communicated by one-to-one communication through encrypted links....
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Cybercrime, Freedom of Speech
Your holiday catch-up reading: key digital rights conversations in the U.S.
Access BlogAccess Now D.C. Team
Like the rest of you, Access Now’s DC office is taking time this holiday season to reflect on what we are thankful for. Among those things is you, the global community working to protect the human rights of the most vulnerable. Your...
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Cybercrime, Education
Oregon Tech starts Cyber Defense Center to give security students a leg up
OregonianAndrew Theen, Oregonlive, The Oregonian
Kris Rosenberg's oven has Wi-Fi, and it makes the Oregon Institute of Technology cybersecurity professor a bit nervous. Rosenberg said the design feature in and of itself isn't an issue. But the oven presents a risk, in theory, because it could be...
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