China’s Ministry of Public Security has revealed the five most prevalent types of fraud perpetrated online or by phone. The e-commerce scam known as “brushing” topped the list and accounted for around a third of all internet fraud activity in China.
Almost nine in 10 organizations that have suffered a ransomware attack would choose to pay the ransom if hit again, according to a new report, compared with two-thirds of those that have not experienced an attack.
The rules were introduced without fanfare in late April by CERT-In, the nation's government-run computer emergency response team that has responsibility for incident management and wider infosec guidance.
Joe Biden has signed The Better Cybercrime Metrics Act - a bill that aims to improve how the federal government tracks and prosecutes cybercrime. It also gives the DoJ to establish a category in the National Incident-Based Reporting System.
US Cyber Command chief General Paul Nakasone has revealed the agency he leads conducted nine "hunt forward" operations last year, sending teams to different counties to help them improve their defensive security posture and hunt for cyberthreats.
The attacks detected by Kaspersky easily surpassed those of the previous quarter and were up 46% at the same time last year. The number of targeted attacks was up by an even higher percentage – 81% compared to the previous quarter.
"It looks like BAYC Instagram was hacked. Do not mint anything, click links, or link your wallet to anything," Bored Ape Yacht Club tweeted Monday morning in a warning that came too late for some of its members.