Crime

₤115K in Bitcoin seized over COVID-19 loan fraud

A woman in England has been arrested, and ₤115,000 [AUS$209,146] in Bitcoin that was allegedly bought with fraudulent COVID-19 loans…

4 months ago

Ransomware thieves steal 10TB of data from Canon

The Maze hacking group has stolen ten terabytes of data from Canon due to a ransomware attack on the image…

4 months ago

Anger is all the rage on Twitter when it’s cold outside (and on Mondays)

The link between hot weather and aggressive crime is well established. But can the same be said for online aggression,…

5 months ago

Ransomware attacks in Singapore massively surged in 2019

A new report states that cyber threats, including ransomware attacks, in Singapore increased in number and complexity in 2019. These…

5 months ago

Watch yourself: the self-surveillance strategy to keep supermarket shoppers honest

Retailers have tried many overt tactics to limit theft, such as signs that display images of CCTV cameras, threats to…

6 months ago

Black Lives Matter outrage must drive police reform in Aotearoa-New Zealand too

Kua takoto te manuka – the laying down of the manuka leaves – is part of the traditional Māori wero…

6 months ago