Researchers at the Cambridge Cybercrime Centre have revealed what they’ve learned from analysing hundreds of thousands of illicit trades that took place in an
Nov. 6, 2020 • ~8 min
The global pandemic has fueled illicit online sales of COVID-19 commodities, some of which are dangerous or illegal. Researchers are assessing the size and reach of this underground market.
Aug. 19, 2020 • ~7 min
Hackers demonstrated they can take over Twitter's technology infrastructure, a brazen move that hints at how such an attack could destabilize society.
July 17, 2020 • ~8 min
A recent ransomware attack on the UK electricity system shows this pandemic is also about computer viruses.
June 4, 2020 • ~7 min
Take extra care before buying face masks or testing kits online, or responding to texts apparently sent to you by the UK government or the NHS. Because while lockdown has helped reduce the spread of the coronavirus, it is also helping fuel a rise in cybercrime.
June 3, 2020 • ~5 min
Vulnerable websites are popping up as organizations move online during the coronavirus pandemic – and hackers have more time at home alone. The result is more websites falling victim to defacement.
May 26, 2020 • ~6 min
Highly-targeted messaging campaigns from law enforcement can be surprisingly effective at dissuading young gamers from getting involved in cybercrime, a new study has suggested.
Oct. 21, 2019 • ~5 min