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Intelligence-Led Policing Gets Automated

by Tim Heath on 2017-06-28 09:34AM in NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-Police, FREE TO VIEW

An Electronic Detective: VALCRI is a semi-automated analysis system that can reconstruct crime situations, generate insights and discover leads.

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UK Fraud Hotspots Revealed

by Tim Heath on 2017-06-27 09:33AM in NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-Police, FREE TO VIEW

Action Fraud data confirms that London is the capital of the UK for social media hacking, but there are surprising regional variations.

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Six Seconds To Hack A Credit Card

by Neil Telford on 2017-06-07 11:44AM in TECHNOLOGY-Hackers, NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-Police, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Financial

Distributed Guessing Attack: Quickly working out the card number, expiry date and security code of a Visa card using nothing more than guesswork.

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WannaCry Was Not A Phishing Attack

by Neil Telford on 2017-06-07 11:27AM in BUSINESS-Services-IT & Telecoms, FREE TO VIEW, GOVERNMENT-Police, NEWS-News Analysis

Researchers at Malwarebytes say the WannaCry ransomware threat didn’t begin with malware-infected phishing emails, as first suspected.

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How Cybercrime Affects The Healthcare Industry

by Neil Telford on 2017-06-07 11:07AM in BUSINESS-Services-Health & Welfare, FREE TO VIEW, GOVERNMENT-Police, NEWS-News Analysis

Stolen medical records can be used for different types of identity fraud and phishing attack. The threat from these can persist for many years.

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What Makes A Cyber Criminal?

by Neil Telford on 2017-06-07 11:01AM in NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-Police, FREE TO VIEW

The UK’s National Crime Agency has published research on why some young people become involved in cybercrime. Its not about the money.

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Russian Cyber Gang Arrested By …. Russia

by Neil Telford on 2017-06-06 10:10AM in BUSINESS-Services-IT & Telecoms, FREE TO VIEW, GOVERNMENT-Police, TECHNOLOGY-Hackers

Russian Interior Ministry arrests major cyber criminal gang that infected over 1m Android smartphones with the CronBot Trojan.

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Fake Microsoft Tech-Support Using WannaCry

by Neil Telford on 2017-06-06 09:59AM in NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-Police, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-IT & Telecoms

Action Fraud reports Tech-Support scammers claiming to be from Microsoft taking advantage of the global WannaCry ransomware attack.

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Protect Yourself Against Ransomware

by Neil Telford on 2017-06-06 09:23AM in BUSINESS-Services-IT & Telecoms, FREE TO VIEW, GOVERNMENT-Police, NEWS-News Analysis

Ransomware has been endemic for years. What can businesses and individuals do to protect themselves from malicious software?

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Social Media Reaction To The London Terror Attack

by Tim Heath on 2017-06-05 12:02PM in NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-Police, FREE TO VIEW

London gives a hint of how social media could be a tool for sharing information that helps, rather than hinders, our response to terror attacks.

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