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  • 08 Nov 2013 5:19 PM | Anonymous

    “Cyber crime is already on the rise and we expect cyber-attacks and high-tech fraud to grow exponentially.”

    http://news.techworld.com/security/3480990/employee-perpetrated-fraud-could-give-way-ai-driven-attack-bots-predicts-kpmg/


  • 08 Nov 2013 5:17 PM | Anonymous

    Microsoft has warned that hackers could exploit a "vulnerability" in specific versions of Windows to gain user rights to the affected computers. 

    http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/microsoft-warns-users-of-security-hole-nov13


  • 08 Nov 2013 5:15 PM | Anonymous

    Charged for £900 of trendy casual clothes he did not order or receive, a pensioner struggled with the shock debt for weeks while the fraud was investigated. 

    http://www.express.co.uk/finance/crusader/440950/Clothing-fraud-stripped-bare-Internet-fraudsters-take-advantage-of-pensioner

  • 08 Nov 2013 5:12 PM | Anonymous

    Lawyers are among the most vulnerable to information breaches, according to the Information Commissioner’s Office. 

    http://www.thelawyer.com/in-house/in-house-interview/cyber-security-in-house-interview-a-warning-from-the-watchdog/3011261.article

  • 01 Nov 2013 5:21 PM | Anonymous

    A welter of legal action could tumble out of Adobe’s admission yesterday that it had suffered a far greater breach of data security in a cyber attack earlier this month, leading technology lawyers warn.

    http://www.thelawyer.com/news/adobe-cyber-attack-to-trigger-flood-of-legal-action-forecast-lawyers/3011755.article


  • 01 Nov 2013 5:20 PM | Anonymous

    Fraud and disruption attacks are set to result in losses of £2.1 million per hour on Monday December 2, the busiest day of the year for daily online and mobile retail sales to consumers taking advantage of Cyber Monday discounts.

    http://www.scmagazineuk.com/cyber-monday-a-fraud-bonanza-day/article/318502/


  • 30 Oct 2013 5:22 PM | Anonymous

    A leading City law firm has fought off sophisticated cyber attacks within the last fortnight, specialists revealed – ramping up fears that hackers view legal practices as a soft underbelly route to stealing sensitive client information.

    http://www.thelawyer.com/news/top-city-firm-fights-off-cyber-attack/3011549.article


  • 17 Oct 2013 5:24 PM | Anonymous

    Olukunle Babatunde, 27, of Croydon, South East London, was sentenced to serve five years and six months at Inner London Crown Court, after pleading guilty to a number of offences including conspiracy to defraud UK banks, financial institutions and their customers to the potential of £751,229.

    http://www.nationalcrimeagency.gov.uk/news-media/203-nca-nets-phishing-fraudster


  • 17 Oct 2013 5:23 PM | Anonymous

    19 year old Windsor man arrested for suspicion of developing malware. 

    http://www.nationalcrimeagency.gov.uk/news-media/210-national-cyber-crime-unit-arrest


  • 14 Oct 2013 5:25 PM | Anonymous

    Be wary which Wi-Fi network you are connecting to at your local coffee shop. The danger of fraudsters running bogus networks with the same name as the real Wi-Fi network is high, according to Jumio Inc research. But how does it happen? 

    http://realbusiness.co.uk/article/24337-online-fraud-on-caffeine-hotspots-for-identity-theft


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