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  • Is the Internet hiding a crime wave?

    23.02.2015

    The U.S. crime rate continues to fall, according to the latest FBIís release based on Uniform Crime Reporting from police departments, but researchers say those numbers, which have been on a downward slide since the 1990s, donít tell the whole story.

  • Credit card info stolen in BigFish Games site compromise

    18.02.2015

    Seattle-based casual gaming company Big Fish Games has has its site and personal and financial information of some of its users compromised in an attack that started on last Christmas Eve.

  • Arabic cyber espionage group attacking high profile victims

    18.02.2015

    Kaspersky Lab discovered Desert Falcons, a cyber-espionage group targeting high profile organizations and individuals from Middle Eastern countries.

  • Carbanak cyber gang stole hundreds of millions from banks

    16.02.2015

    Since late 2013, an international cyber criminal group has been targeting banks around the world and has made off with $300 million - possibly even more - by compromising the banks' systems with malware and using the information gleaned via it to their advantage, Kaspersky Lab has revealed to the NYT.

  • 1 billion data records compromised in data breaches

    16.02.2015

    More than 1,500 data breaches led to one billion data records compromised worldwide during 2014, according to Gemalto's Breach Level Index (BLI).




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How security pros deal with cybercrime extortion

1 in 3 security professionals recommend negotiating with cybercriminals for the return of stolen data or the restoration of encrypted files. 86% of security professionals believed their peers at other organizations have brokered deals with cybercriminals.


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