Computer security

2 people arrested in cyber fraud op

An Istanbul court has arrested two out of four suspects over allegedly defrauding a large number of people by promising high profits in a short time through a fake investment company.

Istanbul Provincial Gendarmerie Cybercrime Units initiated an operation to apprehend the suspects who committed fraud under the guise of the investment company "İDOL FOREX" on social media platforms.

Voice deepfakes are coming for your bank balance

This spring, Clive Kabatznik, an investor in Florida, called his local Bank of America representative to discuss a big money transfer he was planning to make. Then he called again.

Except the second phone call wasn't from Kabatznik. Rather, a software program had artificially generated his voice and tried to trick the banker into moving the money elsewhere.

Chaos in China: Americans launched an attack?

This was announced today by the local authorities stating that the attack was "supported by a foreign government" and that it came from the USA.
Some network equipment at the Wuhan Earthquake Monitoring Center was said to have been cyberattacked by an overseas organization, but the time of the attack was not specified, Reuters reports.

National Intelligence Service to launch cybersecurity center

The Greek National Intelligence Service's (EYP) new cybersecurity center will be launched in September, EYP sources have said.

The Security Operation Center (SOC) will operate within EYP's Cyberspace Directorate and will be tasked with monitoring, detecting and responding to cyber threats and security breaches of the country's government digital infrastructure.

Battle for Balkan Cybersecurity: Threats and Implications of Biometrics and Digital Identity

The research shows a prevalence of cyberattacks targeting critical online infrastructure, services and computers. Inadequate public awareness and cybersecurity policies, and limited regional collaboration, have exacerbated the challenges the Balkan countries face in combating cybercrime.

Cyberattack forces Culture Ministry IT systems shutdown

The Culture Ministry's website and computer systems have been down since Wednesday morning because of a cyberattack, authorities have announced.

The website and systems were taken down for security reasons after the attack, while tne ministry and the National Cybersecurity Authority are investigating. Authorities say they have found no stole data so far.