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The "scenes of cyber crimes" are being disrupted by organisations and IT professionals that do not know how to respond to a cyber attack, undermining criminal investigations before they have even started.
Apple has become the latest big company to admit falling victim to computer hackers who compromised employees machines.
Serious organised crime has created an internet-based black market for information that extends far beyond identity or online credit card fraud.
Tesco has called in police over claims customers may have fallen victim to online fraudsters through their Clubcard accounts.
Bank accounts are being compromised, credit card details leaked and mobiles hacked. As people spend more of their lives online – banking, shopping and talking to friends – so too do criminals. “Cybercrime follows the money.
A lack of skilled workers is hampering the UK's fight against cyber crime, the National Audit Office (NAO) has warned. The number of IT and cyber security professionals in the UK has not increased in line with the growth of the internet.
With almost a third of Europeans unconfident in their ability to make purchases online safely, businesses should be looking for ways to demonstrate their safety credentials, compliance with best practice and ensure confidence in their online services.
Two-year-old network may have controlled up to 1.8m PCs, hijacking an average of 3m clicks per day.
Cyber fraud is a battle that we are not necessarily going to lose, but it is not one that we are going to win either.
One in ten of us make a note of our PIN and carry it with us while a similar number put documents such as bank statements in the bin, says fraud prevention specialist ACI Worldwide. To make matters worse, a third of us share online log-in details with someone else according to a Payments Council survey. The study also revealed that most of us use the same password for more than one online account.
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