Hackers and cybercrime prevention

  • May 23, 2019 23 May'19

    Lapse in LinkedIn security certificate update

    A lapse in the update of LinkedIn’s security certificate has once again underlined the importance of keeping track to avoid disruptions and phishing attacks, and how even big players are failing to get it right

  • May 23, 2019 23 May'19

    Police shut down Bestmixer bitcoin laundering service

    The Bestmixer cryptocurrency laundering service has been shut down by Dutch anti-fraud police with support from Europol after a tip off by cyber security researchers at McAfee, significantly disrupting cyber criminal money flows

  • May 22, 2019 22 May'19

    TalkTalk admits new failings in 2015 data breach notification

    TalkTalk’s failure to notify all those affected by its 2015 data breach highlights the importance of data visibility so that breach notifications are fast and accurate – a key requirement of the GDPR

  • May 21, 2019 21 May'19

    US grants Huawei stay of execution

    US Commerce Department temporarily restores Huawei’s ability to maintain its existing networks and smartphone user base

  • May 21, 2019 21 May'19

    Dutch lecturer researches the person behind the cyber criminal

    Dutch academic is trying to get inside the mind of cyber criminals by understanding what makes them tick

  • May 21, 2019 21 May'19

    Planned UK age verification checks risky for internet users

    Proposed controversial online age verification checks could increase the risk of identity theft and other cyber crimes, warn security experts, who advise parents to set technological boundaries and ensure their families are aware of risks