cybercrook

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cybercrook

A person who gains illegal entrance into a computer system or who diverts financial transfers into his or her own account. See cybercrime, cracker and netopath.
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FAISALABAD:Federal Investigation Agency's (FIA) Cyber Crime Wing on Saturday arrested a cyber criminal for sending obscene and objectionable pictures to a number of university students.According to details, the FIA Cyber Crime Wing sprung into action after a number of female students from the city's GC University complained that a man is harassing them by sending obscene photos, messages and sometimes their own pictures through unknown numbers.
The cyber criminal then threatens to humiliate the recipient by sending his or her email contacts details of the embarrassing online activity if their demands are not met.
Recently, the FBI's work has resulted in the conviction of a cyber criminal who tried to access university databases to commit fraud and identity theft, charges against a North Korean regime-backed programmer, and 74 arrests in the United States and overseas of members of a transnational criminal network participating in business email compromise schemes.
As The Hacker News explains, with NetSpectre, a cyber criminal can, "write and execute malicious code- to extract data from a previously-secured CPU memory," giving that attacker access to "passwords, cryptographic keys, and other sensitive information".
The cyber criminal is a ruthless and efficient entrepreneur.
This cyber criminal marketplace is allegedly doing 'business' since 2014 and has grown significantly in popularity since the middle of 2015.
Infiltration begins when a cyber criminal sends what appears to be a legitimate email with an attachment to an employee.
NashWall prevents Installation of tools (malware) that cyber criminal's use, thereby reducing chances of cyber frauds drastically.
On the other hand, international agencies are overwhelmed by reports of cyber criminal activity and lack the resources and skilled manpower to tackle it effectively.
Microsoft noticed a "polarization" of cyber criminal behavior and a surge in the use of "marketing-like" deception tactics to steal money from people.
THE release of the finale of the epic two-part movie featuring the Avengers has shattered not just box office records worldwide: it has possibly shattered some people's wallets, thanks to cyber criminal targeting Avenger fans.
THE NEW- AGE cyber criminal doesn't need your bank cards or account details to get a cash machine to spit out money.