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cybercrime

Crimes perpetrated over the Internet, typically having to do with online fraud. See cybercrook and cyberextortion.
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cybercriminal tactics, with many now acting almost as businesses, engaged in
In addition, cybercriminals and even advanced, state-sponsored threat actors are making greater use of legal certificates for digital products.
The increasing quantity and value of data being generated is being recognized by cybercriminals, further putting organizations in the region at risk.
Plus, there is no extradition law in Russia, making the country a safe haven for cybercriminals.
The Internet has made it possible for cybercriminals to launch attacks from anywhere in the world.
This year's first quarter number did not differ much from the same timeframe one year ago, and the high numbers at the close of last year could be attributed to the holiday season when cybercriminals pursue online shoppers.
On the demand side, cybercriminals no longer have to be experts in everything.
Cybercriminals are interested in the Android platform due to its popularity and functionality, according to Kaspersky.
The CoinVault story is ending: the remaining victims can retrieve their files and the cybercriminals have been caught, thanks to collaboration between the Dutch police, Kaspersky Lab and Panda Security.
According to the Cisco 2015 Annual Security Report, enterprises are using solutions that block network breaches and other malicious attacks, however, cybercriminals are learning to evade detection by changing tactics to steal information, extract money through scams and disrupt networks.
Cybercriminals gain their attention towards a technology when it has a larger footprint like Microsoft on PC, Android on Phone and Adobe in applications or when the systems is highly critical which could bring a financial gain or a production loss.
The cybercriminals behind the botnet remain unknown, but investigators believe they came from Russia or Eastern Europe because code on the infected PCs contained a Russian phrase that said "I was already here," Boscovich said.