Mexico: Cybercriminals steal at least 400 million pesos through unauthorized transfers

While the exact amount of stolen money and source of the cybercriminals are not known, the authorities have confirmed that no clients were affected. Cybercriminals infiltrated the Mexican financial system for several days at the end of April and stole nearly 400 million Mexican pesos (almost $20 million) from concentration accounts but not from private clients. It … More Mexico: Cybercriminals steal at least 400 million pesos through unauthorized transfers

Shipping giant refuses to pay hackers ransom after data stolen

Clarksons, the global shipping firm, has turned the tables on criminal hackers who attempted to extort a ransom payment after stealing confidential information from the company’s network. The business, which is thought to have suffered a breach at the hand of hackers earlier this month, has warned that the hackers may release some of the … More Shipping giant refuses to pay hackers ransom after data stolen

Equifax breach: 5 defensive steps to take now

As you may have heard from the copious news coverage (including our own), the credit monitoring bureau Equifax, was hit with a security breach which has given thieves access to the data of 143 million people; this information comes primarily from customers in the US, as well as some in the UK and Canada. The data … More Equifax breach: 5 defensive steps to take now

Six million Instagram accounts hacked

A hack believed to target only celebrity accounts on Instagram has also accessed millions of users’ private data. The warning comes just days after singer, Selena Gomez, appeared to be one of the first celebrity accounts to have been compromised, after hackers used a bug in the application programming interface (API), to access phone numbers and email addresses. … More Six million Instagram accounts hacked

PlayStation social media accounts briefly hacked

Sony became the latest entertainment company to suffer at the fingertips of hackers after their PlayStation social media channels were temporarily hacked on Sunday evening. A group called OurMine claimed credit for the compromise that targeted the company’s Facebook and Twitter accounts. Sony quickly regained control of the accounts but not before the hackers had posted a … More PlayStation social media accounts briefly hacked