Cybercriminals are Increasingly Targeting Personal Info, Says Report

Cybercriminals have shifted their focus away from stealing payment card data in favor of targeting personal information and directly extorting victims, according to a new report from SurfWatch Labs. The trends aren’t surprising, said SurfWatch Labs chief security strategist Adam Meyer, who discussed the report on this week’s Cyber Chat podcast. Cybercrime is a business, and malicious actors gravitate towards the process that gives… Read More

Podcast: Anonymous Gets Political, Employees Selling Passwords and Latest Cybercrime Lawsuits

A new episode of the SurfWatch Cyber Risk Roundup has been posted, Episode 64: Anonymous Gets Political, Employees Selling Passwords and Latest Cybercrime Lawsuits: The hacking collective Anonymous made headlines by threatening to target Republican front runners Donald Trump and Ted Cruz. A large DDoS attack took down Swedish newspapers. Other trending events include more… Read More