Hosted at the European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) at Europol, the Joint Cybercrime Action Taskforce (J-CAT), which is being piloted for six months, will coordinate international investigations with partners working side-by-side to take action against key cybercrime threats and top targets, such as underground forums and malware, including banking Trojans.
50 Norwegian oil and energy companies have been hacked, and 250 more have been warned to check their networks and systems for evidence of a breach, The Local reports.
The EU General Data Protection Regulation is expected to be passed this year and take effect in 2015 but new research from Skyhigh Networks, suggests that only 1 in 100 cloud providers meets these requirements to date.
Bitdefender has identified two Gameover Zeus variants in the wild: one of them generates 1,000 domains per day and the other generates 10,000 per day.
Sophos is calling amateur security talent to turn sleuth and to investigate confiscated crime scene computer systems belonging to a cyber terrorist group as part of the latest Cyber Security Challenge.