Identity Theft, Fraud, Scams

IWF Launched Tool to Remove Nude Images of Children Online

IWF Launched Tool to Remove Nude Images of Children Online

A new online tool was launched to help young people to remove nude photos of themselves that have been shared online.  Children in Britain who see nude photos or videos of themselves online or are concerned about such content being uploaded can report it using a first-of-its-kind tool launched on Tuesday.  The¬†Report Remove tool, developed …

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Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Reports shows Brazil Top's in phishing attacks

Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Reports shows Brazil Top’s in phishing attacks

Brazil Tops the list published by cybersecurity company Kaspersky. According to research, Brazil is a world leader in phishing attacks, with one in five Internet users in the country targeted at least once in 2020. Brazil tops a list of five countries with the highest rate of users targeted for data theft throughout last year. …

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Russian Hacker Sentenced to 12 Years In Prison for hacking campaign impacting 100 million US citizens

Russian Hacker Sentenced to 12 Years In Prison for hacking campaign impacting 100 million US citizens

A Russian citizen has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for his participation in a”massive” computer hacking effort that saw the theft of 100 million people’s data. Russian hacker Andrei Tyurin, who helped attack J.P. Morgan Chase, among other businesses, has been sentenced to 12 years in prison and was handed a 144-month detention …

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Finnish parliament says some lawmakers' Mails hacked

Finnish parliament says some lawmakers’ Mails hacked

Parliament stated it had been co-operating together with the NBI from the investigation into the assault. “The cyberattack on parliament is a significant assault on the democracy and Finnish society,” Speaker Anu Vehvilainen stated in an announcement. Neither the speaker of parliament nor the National Bureau of Investigation gave some specifics of exactly what information …

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Chinese national, Three others arrested for Instant loan apps fraud in Cyberabad

Chinese national, Three others arrested for Instant loan apps fraud in Cyberabad

Cyber Crime Police, Cyberabad raided a telephone center called”Cubevo Technology Private Limited” (Skyline) situated in town led by a Chinese national and detained four members such as another Chinese nationwide. A Chinese national and three members of a group have been detained in an immediate loan programs fraud case in Cyberabad. Cyber Crime Police, Cyberabad …

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Elasticsearch Server Leaks Massive Instagram Click Farm

Elasticsearch Server Leaks Massive Instagram Click Farm

Security researchers have discovered a gigantic Instagram click farm in central Asia, managing thousands of bogus profiles. A group in vpnMentor discovered the operation as a result of some unsecured Elasticsearch database that it had been using, attached to the public-facing net. “The click farm seems to be conducted by a complex operation that has …

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Helicopter Manufacturer Kopter Hit By Ransomware

Helicopter Manufacturer Kopter Hit By Ransomware

Helicopter manufacturer Kopter has fallen Victim to ransomware attack after hackers breached its internal system and encoded the firm’s files. Information from Kopter’s internal system was printed on the LockBit gang’s site, hosted on the Darknet. After Kopter denied participation with all the hackers, the ransomware gang has printed on Friday a number of the …

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Philly Food Bank Loses $1m in BEC Scam

Philly Food Bank Loses $1m in BEC Scam

A Philadelphia food bank was scammed from almost $1m after a small business email compromise (BEC) attack, it’s emerged. Philabundance is the region’s biggest hunger-relief company and receives tens of thousands of dollars in contributions each year. Earlier this year, it was in the process of completing a new $12m community kitchen, which is when …

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BlackFriday: 84% of Consumers Taking Risk To Personal Data in Search of Cheap Things

BlackFriday: 84% of Consumers Taking Risk To Personal Data in Search of Cheap Things

More than eight Out of ten (84 percent ) customers are eager to share private information with retailers to spend less on their Christmas shopping, according to a new study from Kaspersky. Ahead of Black Friday after this week, the analysis discovered that the great majority of shoppers are prepared to risk sending information like …

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A Fifth of Consumers Affected by Identity Fraud in 2020

A Fifth of Consumers Affected by Identity Fraud in 2020

One in five individuals is influenced by identity fraud this year, having been advised that their private information was subjected as the result of a data breach. That is in line with this GBG Condition of Digital Identity: 2020 file, which found that the confidence gap between consumers and businesses could be widening as a …

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