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An investigation by the Met’s Police Central e-Crime Unit (PCeU) has led to the arrest of eight people behind a phishing attack that netted them a woman's £1 million lifesavings.
Today's security manager faces an increasingly complex risk scenario. In the last decade, threats have multiplied in both the physical and IT area.
The UK Government has unveiled a new Cyber Security Information Sharing Partnership (CISP), just as the global Internet is facing what some are calling the "biggest attack in history".
Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) has reported that 44 members of a global credit card fraud network have been arrested.
Security researchers have discovered a botnet they have dubbed "Chameleon" which they calculate is costing display advertisers around $6m (£3.9m) per month by falsely viewing billions of pages and adverts on about 200 sites owned by a small group of publishers.
Beware of a fraudulent email purporting to be from Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit designed to trick you into installing malware on your PC.
The City of London and other police forces are routinely letting cyber criminals get away with their crimes - preferring to concentrate on the victims and potential victims instead - due to uncooperative police forces in jurisdictions outside the European Union.
A man defrauded out of £5,350 buying a motorbike through eBay has criticised police and a new national fraud service claiming they failed to investigate properly. He said the new Action Fraud initiative, launched last month, was “nothing more than a data collection agency”.
One of Britain’s most notorious cyber criminals hacked into a prison computer system from inside jail – after he was allowed to join an IT class.
Microsoft said it was hacked by the same Cybercriminals who targeted Apple and Facebook recently. Last week Apple admitted their computers were compromised when employees visited a developer's websites infected with malware.
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