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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Online grooming: Fund gardaí to hunt paedophiles – One in Four
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US government warns businesses about cyber bug in Intel chips
Channel NewsAsia World News
FriendO App Takes Off Among Middle Schoolers, Raises Concerns Among Parents
CBS St. Louis • Cbs New York
3 Ways to Protect Yourself From Cybercrime This Holiday Season
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Jana Partners $140 Million Into Bloomin Brands
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Fraudsters set for busy Black Friday
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Government to examine measures to tackle online bullying
Video Wall • Sarah Bardon
LASTLINE REVEALS PREDICTIONS AND TRENDS FOR THE 2018 CYBERTHREAT LANDSCAPE
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‘Zim fertile ground for hackers’
NewsDay Zimbabwe • Newsday
Report: Distributed denial-of-service attacks have doubled so far this year
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Online grooming: Fund gardaí to hunt paedophiles – One in Four
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Citizen justice by vigilantes is tackling problems unsolved by authorities, argue some Vigilante action against paedophiles has dominated international headlines in recent days, but police worry about the implications of citizen justice, and not just in Ireland. “I don’t know where to...
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Cybercrime, Hewlett-Packard Co
US government warns businesses about cyber bug in Intel chips
Channel NewsAsia World News
REUTERS: The U.S. government on Tuesday urged businesses to act on an Intel Corp alert about security flaws in widely used computer chips as industry researchers scrambled to understand the impact of the newly disclosed vulnerability. Homeland Security gave the guidance a...
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FriendO App Takes Off Among Middle Schoolers, Raises Concerns Among Parents
CBS St. LouisCbs New York
PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Questions have arisen about a new quiz app called Friendo. As CBS2’s Jennifer McLogan reported, the app is all the rage for many middle schoolers. But some parents say it is too risqué. FriendO is going viral...
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Credit Cards, Credit Services
3 Ways to Protect Yourself From Cybercrime This Holiday Season
ObserverSissi Cao
SecurityScorecard estimates one cyber attack costs an e-commerce retailer $4 million. Matt Cardy/Getty Images SecurityScorecard estimates one cyber attack costs an e-commerce retailer $4 million. Matt Cardy/Getty Images Retailers and shoppers alike are holding their breath as the holiday shopping season nears....
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Corporate Governance, Cybercrime
Jana Partners $140 Million Into Bloomin Brands
Valuewalk.comActivistinsight
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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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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