Tag: Cybercrime

Kaspersky lab threat predictions for 2018

In 2017, sophisticated threat actors continued to make the headlines with audacious politically motivated attacks and thefts. But this year, such events had to share the media limelight with a different kind of threat, targeting businesses of all sizes and …

What Is DNS Hijacking?

Keeping your internet property safe from hackers is hard enough on its own. But as WikiLeaks was reminded this week, one hacker technique can take over your entire website without even touching it directly. Instead, it takes advantage of the …

How to defeat botnets

By TIM STARKS With help from Eric Geller and Martin Matishak THE STAKEHOLDERS SEND THEIR REGARDS — Tech companies, wireless providers, trade groups, civil society groups and other interested parties filled up the National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s inbox with …

North Korea hackers ‘want cash not secrets’

Banks in South Korea and elsewhere are being targeted for foreign currency, a report says. Cyber-criminals are targeting financial institutions as Pyongyang faces tough nuclear sanctions, the Financial Security Institute (FSI) claims. Suspected hacking attempts were until recently thought to …