Archive for crime – Page 2

Europol warns of IoT murder and ransomware for smart cars

Europol, Europe’s criminal intelligence agency, has painted a grim picture of threats that will be ushered in alongside the Internet of Things (IoT), even predicting that a death caused by an by internet-connected device may happen within the year.

JPMorgan hack affected 76 million households, 7 million SMBs

JPMorgan Chase & Co has revealed that the personal information of 83 million accounts were exposed when the company’s computer systems were infiltrated this year, making the data breach one of the largest in history.

Why Americans expect privacy: An open letter to FBI Director James Comey

There is no doubt there are bad people in this world. All one has to do is turn on the evening news or open a Web browser. Last week’s shocker was the beheading of Colleen Hufford in an Oklahoma food processing plant.

Disgruntled employees are increasingly e-sabotaging businesses, FBI says

Employees with an axe to grind are increasingly sticking it to their current or former employers using e-tools such as cloud storage sites or remote access to a company’s computer network, the US Federal Bureau of Investigation and Homeland Security Department said on Tuesday.

A Google Site Meant to Protect You Is Helping Hackers Attack You

Before companies like Microsoft and Apple release new software, the code is reviewed and tested to ensure it works as planned and to find any bugs. Hackers and cybercrooks do the same.