Governments across Asia are raising concerns over growing misuse of artificial intelligence as adoption of AI technology surges. With organizations racing to exploit the latest AI capabilities, government leaders also want them to address AI-enabled cybercrime, AI bias and hallucinations.
Mobile banking Trojans spread through deceptive social media messages remain a problem for Indian smartphone users, warns Microsoft. India accounts for 4 in 10 global transactions made with digital payments, according to the National Payments Corporation of India.
The chief operating officer of an Atlanta-based cybersecurity firm has pleaded guilty and agreed to pay restitution of more than $818,000 in a federal criminal case in which he admitted hacking a Georgia medical center in 2018 in an effort to drum up business for his company.
Financially driven cybercriminals exploit the human factor to commit online scams. Pooja Shimpi, CEO and co-founder of SyberNow, explained why it is necessary for netizens to practice online mindfulness and enhance cyber awareness to avoid becoming victims of innovative scams.
The Australian Cyber Security Center said in a report Wednesday that small and medium-sized businesses in Australia continue to face the bulk of cyberattacks. Cyber operations linked to financially motivated scams have grown by 23% over the past year.
Security company CrowdStrike said it had observed Iranian hacker group Imperial Kitten, also known as TA456, Crimson Sandstorm and Tortoiseshell, conducting web compromise operations between 2022 and 2023 to infiltrate Israeli logistics, transportation and technology companies.
The Indian government directed social media companies to clamp down on deepfakes and misinformation shortly after a deepfake video of a leading actress sparked public criticism. Social media firms must act within 36 hours of a complaint and potentially face prosecution.
Security researchers say an Iranian state hacking group is likely using spearfishing and a legitimate content hosting service in a cyberespionage campaign targeted against Israel. The hacker group, tracked as MuddyWater, likely mounted a new campaign after the onset of the Israel-Hamas war.
Hospitals, clinics and doctor practices have long fallen victim to cyberattacks and breaches kicked off with phishing emails. But with the advent of AI-augmented phishing, the lures are more convincing and could lead to even more scams targeting healthcare organizations, federal authorities warned.
A Kazakhstan-based cyberespionage group that has been stealing credentials and data from government agencies of the Commonwealth of Independent States countries is going great lengths to hide its identity. The group is using custom malware and evasion techniques to pose as Azerbaijani hackers.
India federal law enforcement busted tech scam fraud rings operating in locations across the subcontinent after Microsoft and Amazon shared intelligence with the Central Bureau of Investigation. Scammers allegedly operated call centers impersonating tech giant customer support.
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Vietnamese cybercrime groups are targeting the U.K., U.S. and Indian digital marketing sectors with multiple strains of information-stealing malware, including the widely used DarkGate info stealer. Phishing campaigns have used fake emails purporting to contain job opportunities and salary details.
The FBI is warning plastic surgery practices and their patients of cybercriminals targeting their sensitive health information and medical photos for extortion schemes. The alert followed recent hacking incidents at several plastic surgery practices involving data theft.