With some countries and states heading back in to lockdown due to rising rates of COVID-19 infections, it seems horrible timing that hospital ransomware is back in the news.
This week on Lock and Code, we talk to Samy Kamkar, chief security officer and co-founder of Open Path, about the digital vulnerabilities in our physical world.
Police forces are working hard to keep up with the latest developments in cybercrime, training digital experts for the purpose. But is it enough? And is it happening across the globe?
Upset by their inability to access potentially vital evidence for criminal investigations, the federal government has, for years, pushed to convince tech companies to build backdoors that will, allegedly, only be used by law enforcement agencies. The problem, cybersecurity researchers say, is that those backdoors can easily be exploited by criminals.
The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center have released their 2018 report about online crime. Which attacks are most popular? Where are the victims located? And how much money has been lost in the process?