A new ransomware campaign specifically targeting the encryption of enterprise servers has been discovered by security researchers. The technology employed by the criminals indicates the involvement of notorious cyber gangsters.
Phishers are known to jump on any running board. Special caution is, therefore, required with mails originating from Thomas Cook in the light of recent events.
Last Saturday saw the introduction of the newly revised EU Payment Services Directive, PSD2. Many consumers still know far too little about the implications of the new regulations or have been made uncertain by the information they have received from banks or other providers of financial services – an opportunity that cyber criminals are surely unlikely to miss out on.
Law enforcement authorities in about a dozen countries this week apprehended more than 280 suspected email scammers as part of a concerted campaign.
When cyber criminals are trying to make off with our login details, they make an effort to exploit the way that our brains work.