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December 2019

Top 10 cyber crime stories of 2019

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Once again, in 2019 the cyber threat landscape proved the old biblical adage correct – there is nothing new under the sun. Data breaches were 10 a penny – indeed, in some cases they can actually be bought for pennies. Here are Computer Weekly’s top 10 cyber crime stories of 2019.

Table Of Contents

  • Former AWS engineer arrested for Capital One data breach
  • Visa card vulnerabilities enable contactless limit bypass
  • Pitney Bowes ‘considering options’ after malware attack
  • UK cyber security agency investigates DNS hijacking
  • Police make 61 arrests in global crackdown on dark web
  • Small businesses hit hardest by cyber crime costs
  • Agent Smith mobile malware hits millions of devices
  • Cyber attacks targeting industrial control systems on the rise
  • Asco breaks silence on ransomware attack
  • Met Police collaborated with US prosecutors in WikiLeaks investigation

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