Lazarus cyberattacks top $209 mln

North Korea’s backed syndicate, the Lazarus group had a field day in the third quarter this year, with the hacking group unleashing a wave of attacks that stole a staggering $208.6 mln.


Hacker faces new murder charges

A 24-year-old Cypriot held as the main suspect in the disappearance of a man whose torched vehicle was found in rural Nicosia, is now facing additional charges of premeditated murder, as police

Cyprus tackles crypto-enabled cybercrime

Cyprus will tighten rules for cryptocurrency payments to crack down on fraud and criminal activities hiding behind transactions made with virtual money. The House expects the government to submit its amendments to

$700 mln in stolen crypto recovered this year

Close to $700 mln of stolen crypto has been recovered since January this year, following efforts from various governments and organisations to track and recover stolen cryptocurrency, according to data from


SMEs must smarten up against cybercrime

The biggest cybercrime problems faced by Cypriot small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the last 12 months were phishing, account takeover or impersonation attacks (16%), higher than the EU average (11%), according