Month: November 2016

Cerber Ransomware Seen Using Tor
Device Security, Hacking

Cerber Ransomware Seen Using Tor

Ransomware authors have adopted a number of new tactics recently to help avoid detection and stop takedown attempts, and the latest move by the gang behind the Cerber malware is the use of both Google redirection and the Tor network as evasion and obfuscation mechanisms. Researchers from Cisco’s Talos group have […]

On the Wire Podcast: Jessy Irwin
Podcast, Privacy

On the Wire Podcast: Jessy Irwin

The last week or so has brought us a lot of emergency security and privacy advice, a lot of which hasn’t necessarily been great. So we decided to call Jessy Irwin and talk through what people can and should be doing to protect themselves, how threat models work, and how […]

178 Arrested in Huge Money Mule Crackdown
Hacking

178 Arrested in Huge Money Mule Crackdown

Law enforcement agencies from 17 countries, along with Europol, executed a major crackdown on money mules across Europe this week, arresting 178 people in connection with operations that resulted in losses of more than €23 million. The action included authorities from the UK, France, Germany, the United States, Romania, and […]