Security: Thwarting the global cyber criminals

Every second, at least 12 internet users around the world fall victim to cyber criminals. For Irish companies it is time to fight back, writes JJ Worrall.

23rd February, 2014
Robert McArdle, senior threat researcher with Trend Micro.

Tis official title may be the head of the Bureau of Special Technical Measures, but Aleksey Moshkov is more often referred to by the catchier moniker of Russia's anti-hacking czar'.

Just over a month ago Moshkov was addressing a Moscow press call where he was due to focus on the fact that his bureau had intercepted more than €20 million worth of online fraud in the previous 12 months. His most eye-catching stat of the...

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