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North Korea’s army of cyber hackers could be an even greater threat than their nuclear ambitions, experts warn

  • Stalinist state has an army of 6,000 hackers that target banks and infrastructure
  • They have also been blamed for hacks on secret South Korean military plans 
  • Now experts have warned state’s cyber army could be more lethal than its nukes
  • There are also fears it could hack the Winter Olympics in South Korea next year 

Iain Burns For Mailonline

Cyber crime shoots up by 265% in Noida, Greater Noida | noida …

The incidents of cyber crimes in the district this year have risen by 265%. The Centre for Cyber Crime Investigation (CCCI) in Noida received 1,482 cases of cyber crimes till September this year against 560 complaints in 2016, officials said.

While financial frauds related to stealing of credit and debit card data took prime spot both the years, use of abusive/aggressive language on social media platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp, formed the second largest chunk of complaints from the district.

“With increase in penetration of smartphones, internet banking, cashless payments and technology-related ignorance among users, IT-related frauds have seen a sharp rise,” said Vivek Ranjan Rai, in-charge of cyber cell, Gautam Budh Nagar.

Credit and debit card related frauds have seen a jump of more than 400%.

A total of 563 cases of credit and debit card frauds have been reported at CCCI so far this year with three months still to

Read more at: http://www.hindustantimes.com/noida/cyber-crime-shoots-up-by-265-in-noida-greater-noida/story-jSC8Sf2nbTXmB43wfwSN4K.html

Cyber crime shoots up by 265% in Noida, Greater Noida

The incidents of cyber crimes in the district this year have risen by 265%. The Centre for Cyber Crime Investigation (CCCI) in Noida received 1,482 cases of cyber crimes till September this year against 560 complaints in 2016, officials said.

While financial frauds related to stealing of credit and debit card data took prime spot both the years, use of abusive/aggressive language on social media platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp, formed the second largest chunk of complaints from the district.

“With increase in penetration of smartphones, internet banking, cashless payments and technology-related ignorance among users, IT-related frauds have seen a sharp rise,” said Vivek Ranjan Rai, in-charge of cyber cell, Gautam Budh Nagar.

Credit and debit card related frauds have seen a jump of more than 400%.

A total of 563 cases of credit and debit card frauds have been reported at CCCI so far this year with three months still to

Read more at: http://www.hindustantimes.com/noida/cyber-crime-shoots-up-by-265-in-noida-greater-noida/story-jSC8Sf2nbTXmB43wfwSN4K.html

Greater global cooperation required to fight cyber crime: China Daily

In its editorial on May 17, the paper says that efforts to tackle the issue of cyber security have been hindered by the United States, and calls for greater cooperation between countries to make the virtual world more secure.


BEIJING (CHINA DAILY/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – The unprecedented global cyberattack that began on Friday has reportedly infected hundreds of thousands of computers in more than 150 countries and regions, including China, where around 30,000 institutions such as universities and gas stations have fallen victim to the WannaCry ransomware, according to Qihoo 360, a leading Chinese internet security company.

The scale of the attack shows that in an increasingly interconnected world, no country should consider itself safe from cyber threats.

So far no clues have been uncovered as to who was behind the malicious software, which locks users’ computer files and demands a ransom payment of US$300 (S$418) to US$600 to unlock them.

However, the

Read more at: http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/east-asia/greater-global-cooperation-required-to-fight-cyber-crime-china-daily

Nigeria: Experts Seek Greater Awareness On Cyber Crime

The result of a Cyber Game Simulation developed by KPMG Nigeria and played at the company’s 2017 Cyber Security Conference held in Lagos recently has revealed that companies who want to combat cybercrime in the modern world must invest in information security awareness for its employees and users.

The game took the audience through a series of cybercrime scenarios and prompted them to make decisions at every level. It involved a fictional financial institution, Castel Bank, which had its database compromised after an employee clicked on a malware document attached to an e-mail.

With the exponential growth of connected smart devices across the world, cybercrime has become a major risk factor for individuals, businesses and governments.

The ICT Secretary at Kenya’s Ministry of Information Communication and Technology, Dr. Kate Getao, who delivered the keynote address, noted that, with the advent of the internet, automated vehicles and

Read more at: http://allafrica.com/stories/201705080708.html

Nigeria: Experts Seek Greater Awareness On Cyber Crime – allAfrica …

The result of a Cyber Game Simulation developed by KPMG Nigeria and played at the company’s 2017 Cyber Security Conference held in Lagos recently has revealed that companies who want to combat cybercrime in the modern world must invest in information security awareness for its employees and users.

The game took the audience through a series of cybercrime scenarios and prompted them to make decisions at every level. It involved a fictional financial institution, Castel Bank, which had its database compromised after an employee clicked on a malware document attached to an e-mail.

With the exponential growth of connected smart devices across the world, cybercrime has become a major risk factor for individuals, businesses and governments.

The ICT Secretary at Kenya’s Ministry of Information Communication and Technology, Dr. Kate Getao, who delivered the keynote address, noted that, with the advent of the internet, automated vehicles and

Read more at: http://allafrica.com/stories/201705080708.html

Experts Seek Greater Awareness on Cyber Crime

By Solomon Elusoji

The result of a Cyber Game Simulation developed by KPMG Nigeria and played at the company’s 2017 Cyber Security Conference held in Lagos recently has revealed that companies who want to combat cybercrime in the modern world must invest in information security awareness for its employees and users.

The game took the audience through a series of cybercrime scenarios and prompted them to make decisions at every level. It involved a fictional financial institution, Castel Bank, which had its database compromised after an employee clicked on a malware document attached to an e-mail.
With the exponential growth of connected smart devices across the world, cybercrime has become a major risk factor for individuals, businesses and

Read more at: https://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2017/05/08/experts-seek-greater-awareness-on-cyber-crime/