Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

History
#1759 Report: Most cybercriminals earn $1,000 to $3,000 a month
Most cybercriminals make between $1,000 and $3,000 a month, but 20 percent earn $20,000 a month or more, according to a recent report.

The data is based on a survey conducted by a closed underground community, said report author Andrei Barysevich, director of advanced collection at cybersecurity firm Recorded Future.

"We actually saw criminals who made way more than that, $50,000 to $200,000 a month," he said. "This is what they keep, this is not revenues, but pure profit. This is what they can spend on loose women, fast cars and nice clothes."
Read more
#1763 Working in tech? Five tips on avoiding burnout
#1762 More than a million Android devices rooted by Gooligan malware
#1761 Shamoon: Back from the dead and destructive as ever
#1760 Hackers reuse passwords to access 26,500 UK National Lottery accounts
#1759 Report: Most cybercriminals earn $1,000 to $3,000 a month
#1758 HDDCryptor: subtle updates, still a credible threat
#1757 Mozilla and Tor release urgent update for Firefox 0-day under active attack
History
2017: 01 02 03 04 05
2016: 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12