A British man has been jailed in the United States for stealing millions from hundreds of thousands of elderly victims via online scams. Gareth David Long, a 41-year-old British citizen was sentenced to 70 months imprisonment for “running a scheme to steal millions of dollars,” according to the Department of Justice.
Category: Information Security
Online fraudsters have made more than £17m (AUD $30.6 million) from more than 16,000 successful scams over the COVID-19 lockdown period, according to a recent report.
A group of cyber activists have published nearly 300GB of data they say originated from US law enforcement agencies and police departments, nicknamed the BlueLeaks.
The CIA is reeling after a cyber attack that saw cyber criminals steal a number of weapons from its network as a result of “woefully lax” security, according to an internal report.
The number of threats found in adult content accessed on a mobile phone has doubled in just a year, as hackers look to exploit those looking up explicit sites with malware attacks.
A South African bank will replace 12 million credit cards after an employee store a master key, and initiated 25,000 illegitimate transactions.
Cybercriminals have increased the frequency of attacks against NASA in the wake of the space agency’s cybersecurity budget being cut, with attacks jumping more than 300%
Cybercriminals have targeted a nuclear missile contractor in the United States with a ransomware attack, with reports of stolen confidential documents now emerging.
The number of mobile phishing attacks launched has jumped by 37% as scammers and cybercriminals look to exploit millions of employees working remotely amid the pandemic.
Home Chef, one of the largest meal kit delivery services based in the U.S. has suffered a data breach that has seen details of eight
Airline EasyJet could face up to £18 billion (AUD $33 billion) in compensation payments to passengers that had their information leaked by a third-party in
A technology company has put its employees to the cybersecurity test with a clever email phishing campaign, and said that 34% of its employees failed