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One soldier does not make a battle, especially in the world of cybercrime, where hidden dangers lurk in the depths of the darknet and occasionally appear topside. There are a lot of cybercriminals on Earth but they are largely not organized. Cybersecurity experts are no fewer in number — and they can unite around a common purpose to achieve greater results, catch bad guys, and help victims.

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The FBI issued a warning last week that focused on an increase in criminal activity targeting FTP servers used by medical and dental organizations that are configured to allow anonymous access without authentication. Medical data and the healthcare industry has been in the crosshairs of cybercrime since the transition to electronic health care data began in earnest.

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Security experts say they are skeptical that a group of hackers called Turkish Crime Family actually possess a cache of hundreds of millions of Apple iCloud account credentials. A more plausible explanation, they say, is that crooks used credential stuffing attacks to amass a limited number of valid Apple usernames and passwords in attempt to extort money from Apple.

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Cisco Senior Security Researcher Brad Antoniewicz often gets asked whether those who take people’s computers hostage with ransomware actually hold up their end of the bargain and decrypt files when victims pay by bitcoin. “They’re in it to make money…Good customer service is important to these people,” he said, and not at all tongue in […]

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