Tag: cyber-crime

Two-step SMS verification not secure, OfReg warns

Two-step SMS verification not secure, OfReg warns

| 12/06/2018 | 11 Comments
(CNS): Getting a security code sent to a cell phone via a text message is one of the least secure means of verifying and protecting people’s online accounts, the Utility Regulation and Competition Office (OfReg) has warned. The regulator is urging banks and large corporations to consider the d [...]

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Cayman spared in global ransomware attack

Cayman spared in global ransomware attack

| 22/05/2017 | 8 Comments
(CNS):  The RCIPS has said that the Financial Crime Unit has not received any reports that anyone in the Cayman Islands has been affected by the recent global cyber attack. But the attackers behind the WannaCry Ransomware are still trying to solicit cash from victims in the unprecedented cyber on [...]

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Business email scammers target Cayman

Business email scammers target Cayman

| 23/03/2016
(CNS Business): There has been an increase in wire transfer frauds by email against Cayman Islands businesses and government entities, the new Cybersecurity Incident Response Team, CIRT-KY, has warned. The internet security arm of the Information and Communications Technology Authority (ICTA), C [...]

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Cyber-crime latest challenge for local cops

Cyber-crime latest challenge for local cops

| 12/11/2015 | 21 Comments
(CNS): Email and internet scams, hacking and identity theft, as well as serious online financial fraud are just some of the challenges the local police now have to face, in addition to the more traditional home-grown criminality of burglars, robbers and gunmen. With cyber-crime becoming increasingl [...]

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