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Cyber Crime Poses Threat to Autonomous Shipping

By Alex Lennane<p>(The Loadstar) – Cyber crime is likely to delay the introduction of autonomous ships for several years – and it could pose a …

Jihadi Cybercrime (Increasing Interest in Spam and Phishing Methods on Closed Islamic State Platforms)

While monitoring closed platforms that propagate an Islamic State agenda, we detected an initial interest in hacking lessons, focusing on spam and …

Michigan wants rules to toughen utilities' cybersecurity

LANSING — Michigan regulators have directed their staff to develop rules designed to toughen utilities' defenses against cyberattacks.<p>Michigan Public …

Romania and EU agencies smash cybercrime gang

This $5 device can hack password-protected computers in just 30 seconds

Even the strongest passwords are fallible, and as Samy Kamkar demonstrates, sometimes it doesn’t take much.<p>Kamkar’s new exploit, PoisonTap, uses free software and a $5 Raspberry Pi Zero microcomputer. After attaching the Raspberry Pi to a USB adapter and plugging it in, the device goes to work. In …

Raspberry Pi

New credit cards aim to protect consumers, banks from hackers

A chip implanted in new cards is designed to stop cybercrime. Starting Thursday, stores that haven't upgraded their card-reading terminals will be on the hook for fraudulent charges.<p>US consumers are about to get a new defense against cybercrime. The armor will take the form of credit and debit …

Identity Theft

Hospital Data and Patients Are Vulnerable to 'Dark Web' Hackers

It's relatively easy for cybercriminals to break into healthcare networks and steal records or hold patient data for ransom.<p>Hospitals have gotten …

Cybersecurity

6 Scariest Faces of Ransomware Threats

Trend Micro gives a list of some of the scariest ransomware threats to be on the lookout for this Halloween. 1) JIGSAW: Inspired by Saw, Billy greets …

Ransomware

Energy Sector Is A 'Prime Target' For Cyber Attacks | Silicon UK

Cyber attacks against energy companies have risen massively, with the industry a prime target for attackers<p>Keeping the lights on is becoming an …

Cybersecurity

US government and SCOTUS change cybercrime rules to let cops hack victims' computers

The Supreme Court -- at the behest of the US government -- has announced changes to "Rule 41," a crucial procedure of the US court system, which will …

Why Cybercrime Targets Small Business

Mega-corporations get most of the publicity when it comes to cybercrime and hacking. But new information shows nearly half of all cybercrime targets …

After Bank of Greece, Cyprus Central Bank also reports cyber attack | Reuters

ATHENS (Reuters) - The website of the Central Bank of Cyprus briefly came under cyber attack, days after a hacking collective said it conducted a similar attack on the Greek central bank’s site.<p>A man walks out of the main entrance of the Central Bank of Cyprus in Nicosia February 22, 2013. …

Cybersecurity

PwC launches 'Game of Threats', letting directors play as hackers

Australia's biggest accounting firm PwC is rolling out a new way of teaching its clients about cyber security, creating a game in which senior …

Cybersecurity

How the largest hack in the history of the App Store was pulled off

Since its inception in 2008, the iPhone's App Store has been almost malware free.<p>That changed on Sunday, when Apple said that its App Store had been infiltrated by dozens of infected apps.<p>One of those was WeChat, the hugely popular messaging app that's regularly used by more than half a billion …

Associated Press News

Fighting Cybercrime One Step At A Time

6 Blockchain Applications Although associated with the virtual currency bitcoin, blockchain technology can be applied across multiple industries, and …