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What cybercrime is all about

With so many fraud cases in the spotlight recently it’s hard to figure out how to protect yourself. International internet fraud, virus attack or identity theft on Facebook … cybercrime has many faces and still continues to grow. Here is a focus on what internet fraud is and how to protect yourself against it. Internet

How to explain Oct 21st Internet Giant Cyberattack

Twitter, Spotify and Reddit, airbnb and many other US websites were down or hard to access on October 21st. This Cyberattack happened as hackers unleashed a large distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on the servers of Dyn, a major DNS host company. Dyn admitted right away that they had being hit with three waves of

How to avoid increasing online credit card fraud?

Credit card scams have exploded in many countries. And figures are quite impressive. See how to buy vpn online with a credit card. Most card frauds in the world actually happen in the United States. In fact, a Barclays 2015 research note  states that the United States is responsible for 47 percent of the world’s

Twitter Prevents Selling of User Data to Spy Agencies

Collecting data on users has always been a valuable pursuit to certain organisations and companies, especially since the rise of social media via Twitter for example. Up until this point, it has been relatively easy for anyone to collect data that is publicly shared online. But it has been announced that Twitter prevents selling of

Cybercrime is also where you do not expect it

Trend Micro security firm just released its safety report for the first quarter of 2014. As cybercriminals always aim at maximizing their gain, they keep on developing new advanced techniques and diversifying their targets. This report entitled “Cybercrime Hits the Unexpected” describes how cybercriminals now switch to unusual targets: they do work on advanced techniques

Haro on a Blackshades global network

Two EU agencies, i.e. Europol and Eurojust were on the track of Blackshades, a malware that lets cybercriminals hijack a remote computer. More than a half-million computers in over 100 countries have been infected by this sophisticated malware. The police and judicial operation lasted indeed for two days, searching for the inventors, users and vendors

Cybercrime already more profitable than drug trafficking

When releasing its 2014 safety report on Data Breach Investigation Research, Verizon Wireless, the second largest U.S. security operator, made some comments about the evolution of the dangers on internet. Cybercrime is worth $ 290 billion per year, according to the Mischon de Reya New York law firm, which is specialized in dealing with such