Top 10 cyber crime stories of 2020

The past 12 months have seen an unprecedented surge in cyber criminal activity, with two key trends explaining much of the increase – the Covid-19 pandemic introduced new attack surfaces and opportunities for malicious actors, while new developments in ransomware extortion tactics saw millions lost to operators such as Maze, Sodinokibi, Egregor and others. Here…

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Cyber Monday becomes biggest online shopping day in U.S. history, topping nearly $11 billion in sales

Cyber Monday just became the biggest online shopping day in U.S. history, with consumers spending $10.8 billion online, according to Adobe Analytics.Purchases totaled $12 million a minute between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. PT, with around 37 percent of total purchases coming from smartphones as more shoppers migrate to buying on social media. Curbside pickup…

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