Infosec professional role in combating fraud

Introduction Due to the low number of experts and lenient laws, there is a growing realization of digital fraud, occurring in this context fully or partially (pure or mixed virtual crime). Regarding digital crimes: “There is no crime without a previous law to define it. No punishment without prior legal sanction” (Federal Constitution of Brazil, 1988, art. 5, XXXIX). Because of that, it is increasingly necessary the presence and action of a group of professionals that reduces chances of injury to one of the greatest assets of modern corporations: the information. According to a study conducted by the ACFE in...…

2015 Websense's Threat Report

Cybercrime never been so easy. Introduction Will be presented the main points addressed in Threat Report of Websense Security Labs® in 2015. The original file can be found here. Cybercrime just got easier MaaS (Malware-as-a-Service) has established itself as a practice, since even those who do not have in-depth knowledge in the area can have access to technology and cutting-edge tools, including samples of malicious source code, attack service providers and exploit kits. Attacks exhibiting advanced behavior are becoming common, especially in the areas of evasion, to hide intent or identification. Avoid the attribution trap The concern about the attribution...…