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The evolution of ransomware: How a nuisance turned into a business menace

By | 2017-09-24T19:47:30+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Ransomware|

As ransomware rapidly evolves, defenders look for help keeping up Promo To many Internet users it must look as if ransomware arrived out of the blue. Pioneers such as Cryzip started circulating at very low levels in the UK as early as 2006 and yet it wasn’t until 2013 that this type of malware suddenly [...]

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UK identity fraud reaches record levels

By | 2017-09-24T19:47:30+00:00 April 6th, 2017|Fraud|

The UK fraud prevention service is calling for better education about fraud and financial crime as identity fraud, which is often cyber-enabled, hits the highest levels ever recorded A record 172,919 identity frauds were recorded in 2016, according to the latest figures released by UK fraud prevention service Cifas. That represents an increase of nearly [...]

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