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UK’s Super Cop Department Prevents £31.2 Million Worth Fraud

U.K.’s specialized fraud-fighting police force, Dedicated Card and Payment Crime Unit (DCPCU) has been able to ward-off fraudsters and prevent fraud losses amounting to...

6.9 Million Dutch Donors Face Identity Theft Scare

Earlier this week, BRIC, an implementing body of the ministry that manages the Dutch donor register, informed Hugo de Jonge, the Dutch Minister of...

UK ICO Fines Cathay Pacific with £500,000 for 2018 Data Breach

UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has found Hong Kong-based air carrier Cathay Pacific guilty on various counts of data breach reported by the latter...

Upgraded Ukrainian Blackout Malware Sold on the Dark Web

Ukrainian Blackout Malware operated by the state-sponsored BlackEnergy gang, first made news in December 2015, when it took down the entire power grid of...

Software Bug Exposes CPR Numbers of 1.26 million Danish Citizens

A software bug in Denmark’s tax service portal, TastSelv Borger, accidentally exposed 1.26 million Danish citizens CPR numbers to Google and Adobe analytics services...

Maastricht University Pays 30 Bitcoins as Ransom to TA505 Group

Maastricht University (UM), in a press release, revealed that it has paid a ransom of 30 bitcoins for unlocking the servers and systems compromised...

NSDC Acknowledges Data Leak in Ukrainian Government Job Portal

Reuters from Kiev reported that the government job portal https://career.gov.ua/ published PII (Personally Identifiable Information) of Ukrainian Nationals, which included passport scans, and diploma...

Cyber Kiosks: The Digital Age Weapon of Police Scotland

Police Scotland has geared up for the first phase roll-out of Digital Triage Devices, known as Cyber Kiosks, on January 20, 2020. These Cyber...

The Domino Effect: British Banks Running Dry After Travelex Cyberattack

As reported earlier, a cyberattack that hit Travelex, the foreign currency exchange provider, on the New Year’s Eve is now confirmed to be a...

U.S. and Europe’s Cyber Readiness Numbers Stall as Cyberattack Numbers Soar

A report released by Hiscox, a cyber insurance providing company, pointed that cyberattacks across several verticals in the U.S. and Europe have seen a...

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