Hackers and cybercrime prevention

  • February 01, 2019 01 Feb'19

    New stolen credentials cache puts spotlight on authentication

    The discovery of billions more stolen usernames and passwords in Collections #2 to #5 have prompted fresh calls for the implementation of better authentication methods across industry

  • January 30, 2019 30 Jan'19

    YouTuber impersonation scam not new, say researchers

    Scam that tricked users into clicking on phishing links has affected tens of thousands of victims and has been active for several years, say security researchers

  • January 30, 2019 30 Jan'19

    Unconfigured IoT is a security risk, warns researcher

    Internet of things researcher says unconfigured internet-connected devices are a largely unrecognised cyber security risk to businesses and consumers, and welcomes the increased likelihood of UK IoT legislation

  • January 30, 2019 30 Jan'19

    How traffic scrubbing can guard against DDoS attacks

    Although most scrubbing services can help fend off distributed denial of service attacks, a more comprehensive mitigation strategy is required to remain unscathed

  • January 29, 2019 29 Jan'19

    UK police target hundreds of DDoS attackers

    National Crime Agency is investigating hundreds of suspected users of a distributed denial of service-for-hire site that was taken down by an international law enforcement operation