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 cracker and netopath.
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Security agencies find it hard to track the cybercrooks as they are based outside the country.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Cybercrooks built a network of compromised Linux servers capable of blowing websites and other systems off the internet with at least 150Gbps of junk traffic.
Experian's Michael Bruemmer notes that while cybercrooks typically get the blame, up to 80% of breaches are caused by employee errors, such as losing a company laptop or failing to work on a secure network.
The cybercrooks criticised Snapchat for being "too reluctant at patching the exploit until they knew it was too late".
2012), "Christmas-Themed Facebook Scams: How Cybercrooks Kick it up a Notch and Piggyback on Big Brands", Websense Security Labs Blog, Available at: http://community.
Cybercrooks are trying to take advantage of the shift to the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) by using trojans to infiltrate company accounts and initiate SEPA credit transfers, according to a Finextra story based on a McAfee report.
Cybercrooks could get malicious in the cloud A lack of security precautions by providers of cloud services may allow cybercriminals to use those services for transmitting botnet-like attacks, Stratsec says.
Cybercrooks have for years depended on you mistyping a website address--such as wellfargo.
The cybercrooks poke around but soon move on in search of easier prey.
Keith Ross, part of an international team of researchers who uncovered the problem, said blackmailers or other cybercrooks could use the flaw to track the travels of a cheating spouse.
Cybercrooks are increasingly capitalising on the mass adoption of mobile devices by exploiting smartphone users, at home or at work.
CYBERCROOKS have used a university's internal network to swindle students out of thousands of pounds.