The arrest of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange marks the first step toward trying one of the most prominent cyber crimes in American history and his charges to commit computer intrusion are more common theses days than one would think.
Hospitals and the health care industry are being deliberately targeted by hackers, cyber criminals and spies seeking a treasure trove of personal and financial information, a business consultancy has warned.
GISEC ? the Middle East?s leading cybersecurity event ? opened on Monday with a stark warning to the region?s businesses: make your staff hack-conscious, or it could bring your company to its knees. That was the message from the world?s most famous hacker Kevin Mitnick, who shared his unparalleled hacking skills and know-how with a packed Dubai World Trade Centre
Even industry giants like Google and Facebook find themselves struggling with phishing scams. But according to CNBC?s Kate Fazzini, unlike most companies and individuals who find themselves victims of this cyber crime, they oftentimes aren?t as lucky to recover the funds.
Apple has released security updates for iOS, fixing 51 vulnerabilities in version 12.2 of the operating system. Apple patches 51 security flaws ? https://t.co/yvMSbXYZPbApple's update for iOS and macOS patches 51 holes, the more serious of which include bugs in Safari, Keychain and FaceTime.Naked? pic.twitter.com/33yZmRovpF ? Cyber Crime Killers (@CyberCrimeKilla) March 27, 2019 Experts Comments ?
According to the report, global cyber security market was valued at USD 105.45 billion in 2015, is expected to reach USD 181.77 billion in 2021 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 9.5% between 2016 and 2021.
Cyber crime continues to stay one step ahead of cyber security practitioners, which has continued to give criminals the advantage in cyberspace The expression, "criminals have to be right only once, while network defenders have to be right all the time" has merit in a digital global environment that favors the attacker over defender. Cyber crime's evolution and its increasingly more diverse and organized ecosystem contributes to its success and popularity. Cyber crime activities cost the global community $600 billion in 2017, with some estimates projecting to impact companies $5.2 trillion over the next five years. One factor that has benefited cyber crime is the professionalization of the threat space. Previously more disparate, the underground functions very much like legitimate businesses operating under a "supply and demand" philosophy. Product/service competition and as-a-service offerings fuels the growth of the maturing marketplace. This forces developers and sellers to