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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Cyber threats may wreak havoc by 2020
The Economic Times of India
What Steps Should Covered Entities, Business Associates Take to Combat Cyberthreats?
Inside Counsel • Cinthia Granados Motley
SC asks Centre, states not to protect any kind of vigilantism
The Economic Times of India
5 Big Takeaways From Fortune Brainstorm Tech
Fortune Magazine • Barb Darrow
Was the Nasdaq 'glitch' really stock market warfare?
Wired • Cameron Colquhoun
Cybersecurity Camps Help Teen Girls Break Barrier
The Wall Street Journal • Leslie Brody
Pentagon asked to work with India in cyber and space operating domain
The Economic Times of India • Pti
Cyber security group NCC slumps to full-year loss
Financial Times
World's Most High-Tech Voting System to Get New Hacking Defenses
Bloomberg • Ott Ummelas
Global cyber attack could spur $53 bln in losses-Lloyd's of London
Reuters • Suzanne Barlyn
 
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Cyber threats may wreak havoc by 2020
The Economic Times of India
NEW DELHI: In the next few years, India will face increasingly sophisticated “destructive“ cyber threats as compared to the “disruptive“ attacks in the Indian cyberspace that are currently adding up to 200 million malware-related and 1,90,000 “unique“ intrusions in any given week....
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Barack Obama, Cybercrime
What Steps Should Covered Entities, Business Associates Take to Combat Cyberthreats?
Inside CounselCinthia Granados Motley
Over the last several months there has been an onslaught of news about cyberattacks, most notably ransomware attacks involving many industries, including health care institutions both in the United States and abroad, most notably the "WannaCry" attack. Most recently, a new ransomware...
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SC asks Centre, states not to protect any kind of vigilantism
The Economic Times of India
A bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra was informed by the Centre that law and order is a state subject but it does not support any kind of vigilantism in the country.
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Cybercrime, Hedge Funds
5 Big Takeaways From Fortune Brainstorm Tech
Fortune MagazineBarb Darrow
Fortune's Brainstorm Tech conference wrapped up Wednesday and so after a few hours to ponder the last three days in Aspen, Colo., here are my top five personal takeaways. 1: There's no easy fix for fake news. On Wednesday, journalists Andrea Mitchell...
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Cybercrime, Hedge Funds
Was the Nasdaq 'glitch' really stock market warfare?
WiredCameron Colquhoun
Monday 3 July, was a typically warm, humid day in New York City. The stock markets were closing at 1pm, ahead of America’s annual 4th of July Independence Day celebrations. Traders across the Big Apple were looking forward to an afternoon out...
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Cybercrime, Security Software & Services
Cybersecurity Camps Help Teen Girls Break Barrier
The Wall Street JournalLeslie Brody
Talk to the teenage girls studying cybersecurity at New York University this summer, and you’ll get an earful about their determination to protect their country, safeguard privacy, and conquer their fair share of a male-dominated field. The young women are attending one...
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Cybercrime, Cyberwarfare
Pentagon asked to work with India in cyber and space operating domain
The Economic Times of IndiaPti
WASHINGTON: Expressing concern over the growing gap between the overarching goals of the bilateral Indo-US defence relationship, a powerful Senate Committee has asked Pentagon to work with New Delhi in cyber and space operating domain. "Looking ahead to the future of the...
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Cybercrime, Security Software & Services
Cyber security group NCC slumps to full-year loss
Financial Times
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Cybercrime, Elections & Polls
World's Most High-Tech Voting System to Get New Hacking Defenses
BloombergOtt Ummelas
Estonian e-voting head says anti-tamper software almost ready Baltic country blames neighboring Russia for 2007 cyber attack Estonia, the only country in the world where voters elect their leaders through online balloting, is taking steps to fend off potential hacking attacks as...
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Global cyber attack could spur $53 bln in losses-Lloyd's of London
ReutersSuzanne Barlyn
() - A major, global cyber attack could trigger an average of $53 billion of economic losses, a figure on par with a catastrophic natural disaster such as U.S. Superstorm Sandy in 2012, Lloyd's of London said in a report on Monday....
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