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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Dayton pushes again for cybersecurity upgrade
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Tim Pugmire | MPR News State IT officials say they need nearly $20 million this session to protect government systems from cyberattacks. Minnesota IT Services Commissioner Johanna Clyborne released a five-year plan Friday for addressing the growing number of threats. During a...
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Cybercrime, Finance
Bug hunters
BBCMark Ward
The term hacker is often used pejoratively, but the ability to spot weaknesses in companies' software and cyber-security systems is in high demand. Ethical hackers are now earning big bucks and the industry is growing. James Kettle is a bug hunter -...
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Computer Science, Cybercrime
D.C. Court: Accessing Public Information is Not a Computer Crime
Electronic Frontier FoundationJamie Williams
Good news for anyone who uses the Internet as a source of information: A district court in Washington, D.C. has ruled that using automated tools to access publicly available information on the open web is not a computer crime—even when a website...
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Ep. 59: Exposing The Supply Chain Security Nightmare
Seeking AlphaTematica Research
A Discussion with Interos Solutions CEO Jennifer Bisceglie When most people think of the words "supply chain," they harken back to the classroom definition - the sequence of steps and processes involved in the production and distribution of a commodity or product...
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Cybercrime, Security Software & Services
Ransomware attacks double since 2017, HR on hackers' targets: Verizon Data Breach Report
The Economic Times of India
MUMBAI: Ransomware attacks are a key cybersecurity threat for global organizations, warns Verizon's 2018 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR). It is the most common type of malware, found in 39% of malware-related data breaches - double that of last year's DBIR, and...
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Cybercrime, Security Software & Services
Amber Rudd to announce crackdown on dark web
The GuardianEwen Macaskill Defence, Intelligence Correspondent
Home secretary pledges £9m to help combat online criminals dealing in drugs, child pornography and guns Home secretary Amber Rudd is to announce a crackdown on criminals who exploit the dark web in pursuit of drug deals, child pornography, guns, credit scams...
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Cybercrime, Security Software & Services
A Discussion Of Tim Maurer's New Book: Cyber Mercenaries
Hoover InstitutionTim Maurer
The hosts "'A Discussion of Tim Maurer's New Book: Cyber Mercenaries" on Thursday, April 5, 2018 from 5:30pm - 7:00pm EST. Tim Maurer's new book, Cyber Mercenaries: The State, Hackers and Power, is an exploration of the intersection between cyberspace and geopolitics....
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Cybercrime, Security Software & Services
Listening In: cyber security in an insecure age, by Susan Landau
Financial Times
Keep abreast of significant corporate, financial and political developments around the world. Stay informed and spot emerging risks and opportunities
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Cyberattack 'Wake-Up Call' Puts Pipeline Industry in Hot Seat
Bloomberg
Companies weren’t required to report attack to regulator TSA Congressman Latta sees ‘bad actors’ looking to weaken U.S. A cyberattack that U.S. natural gas pipeline owners weren’t required to report has lawmakers taking a closer look at how the industry is handling...
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Cybercrime, Security Software & Services
TechVets Will Teach Military Veterans To Learn Cybersecurity And Build National Security
ForbesContributor, Monty Munford
TechVets is a UK not-for-profit social enterprise that provides a bridge for veterans and service leavers into cyber security and technology.
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