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Putting a number on the cost of cybercrime and cyberespionage is the headline, but the dollar figure begs important questions about the damage to the victims from the cumulative effect of losses in cyberspace. This report explores the economic impact of cybercrime including estimation, regional variances, IP theft, opportunity and recovery costs and the future of cybercrime.
This report explores the economic impact of cybercrime including estimation, regional variances, IP theft, opportunity and recovery costs and the future of cybercrime
This in-depth report details a common way in which cyber thieves launder money – through online gambling sites.
This Executive Summary highlights a common way in which cyber thieves launder money – through online gambling sites.
Spear phishing email is a major worry to any organization. Messages that appear legitimate and specific fool us more often than random phishing attempts. Exploits that use patched vulnerabilities delivered via spear phishing email are one of the most successful combinations used by attackers to infiltrate targeted organizations and gain access to confidential information. During […]
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The Dofoil downloader (found in the wild since 2011) occasionally updates itself with new features and encryption techniques to hide communications with its control servers. The latest iteration uses a variation of XOR and RC4 algorithms similar to previous variants to encrypt the list of control servers within the binary and encrypt all traffic with […]
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Last month many Internet users were suddenly forced to trade in Bitcoins. This was not for general purposes–they were paying to get their data back. Their systems had been hijacked by ransomware. Ransomware is a type of malware that infects a machine, locks data files or the entire system, and demands payment to free the […]
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