Crime that involves a computer and a network.


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GDPR cyber ransom demands predicted to increase

In the past, cyber attackers have often been unaware of how much stolen data is worth to organisations. However, the implementation of GDPR means that organisations can be fined up to 4% of their global annual turnover or €20m, whichever is greater, if found to have a data breach. These fines effectively provide cyber criminals with a price point for criminals to understand how much the data is worth to organisations.

Malicious Chrome Extension Steals Data Posted to Any Website

A malicious Google Chrome extension being spread in phishing emails steals any data…

IBM Ships USBs for Storewize Infected with Malware

The malware is a dropper discovered by Kaspersky Lab as Reconyc. The dropper is a cybercrime tool used to install other malware on infected computers. IBM said the drives that were infected have a part number 01AC585; Storwize systems with serial numbers beginning with 78D2 aren’t compromised.