SIM swap scam: What it is and how to protect yourself

Here’s what to know about attacks where a fraudster has your number, literally and otherwise. SIM swap scams have been a growing problem, with fraudsters targeting people from various walks of life, including tech leaders, and causing untold damage to many victims. Here’s why you should be on the lookout for attacks where someone can upend your … More SIM swap scam: What it is and how to protect yourself

Gaming company Capcom hit by cyberattack

The developer of popular video game franchises took swift action to prevent the attack from spreading further across its systems. Japanese video game developer Capcom has disclosed that it was the victim of a cyberattack that affected some of its systems. The publisher of a long list of popular franchises, including Street Fighter and Resident … More Gaming company Capcom hit by cyberattack

A career in cybersecurity: Is it for you?

There’s no shortage of opportunities for cybersecurity professionals and people looking to break into this field of endeavor. Could this also be the right career path for you? You’re most probably aware of the unbalanced equation between demand and supply in cybersecurity workforce, a fact all the more dire when you consider the myriad hazardous threats … More A career in cybersecurity: Is it for you?

Fraudsters crave loyalty points amid COVID‑19

Scammers even run their own dark-web “travel agencies”, misusing stolen loyalty points and credit card numbers. The hospitality, travel, and retail industries, which have been hit particularly hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, have also been increasingly targeted by cybercriminals seeking to profit from the dire situation, a report has found. “During the lockdowns in Q1 … More Fraudsters crave loyalty points amid COVID‑19