There’s a serious problem if a solution recommended by the police to parents worried about what their kids are getting up to on the internet, actually poses a security risk.
Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.
On 4 April 2013, Darius Bolder walked into the Swiss Cottage branch of Barclays bank in North London and – posing as an IT technician – managed to gain entry to the back office.
Guess what happened next…
Three Lloyds TSB employees have been accused of conspiring to steal over £2 million from bank accounts, after allegedly installing a hardware device to steal passwords from the banking group.
It takes some nerdiness and a lot of nerve to pull off a bank heist like this.
Hackers planted a device inside the bank to record staff keypresses, and screen activity, helping them to steal password information.
Hackers are alleged to have planted a hardware device in a bank, with the intention of stealing millions of pounds.
But to pull off such a plot, they would need to have had someone physically access the targeted computer. Learn more about the scheme, and how companies can best prevent similar attacks happening to them.
John McAfee claims he gave Belize officials cheap laptops that had been deliberately pre-infected with keylogging spyware, and ran a team of 23 women to seduce and spy on his intended targets.
A British man who spread a spyware Trojan horse posing as a patch for the popular video game “Call of Duty”, has ended up with an 18 month jail sentence.