Tag: Cybercrime

How Cybercrooks Put the Beatdown on My Beats

Last month Yours Truly got snookered by a too-good-to-be-true online scam in which some dirtball hijacked an Amazon merchant’s account and used it to pimp steeply discounted electronics that he never intended to sell. Amazon refunded my money, and the …

Trustwave global security report 2016

Cybercrime is big business. We hear it so often that the words threaten to lose their impact. But the details still have the capacity to shock. In last year’s report, we demonstrated how attackers launching a malware infection campaign could …

Cyberwar and the future of cybersecurity

Cybercriminals are as varied as other internet users: just as the web has allowed businesses to sell and communicate globally, so it has given fraudsters the ability to plunder victims anywhere and set up crime networks that, previously, would have …