Facebook has awarded this year's Internet Defense Prize worth $100,000 to a team of researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, who came up with a new method of detecting spear-phishing attacks in closely monitored enterprise networks.
Six more developers have had their Chrome extensions hijacked in the past four months, according to new evidence surfaced yesterday by Proofpoint researcher Kafeine.
Google's security team has sent out warnings via email to Chrome extension developers after many of them have been the targets of phishing attacks, some of which have been successful and resulted in crooks taking over extensions.
The developer of a very popular Google Chrome extension has regained access over his tool after an unknown hacker had managed to hijack his developer account and push a malicious version that contained adware.
Last week, the media was abuzz with apocalyptic headlines about how Russian hackers were launching cyber-attacks on the US energy and nuclear sector.
A Connecticut man pleaded guilty last week to stealing Bitcoin from users of Dark Web marketplaces, said the Department of Justice on Tuesday.
Security researchers from PhishLabs have come across a new phishing trend that's targeting mobile device owners exclusively, with "the highest proportion of attacks" aimed at Facebook users.
A PayPal phishing campaign is luring victims to a hacked site where a clone of the PayPal login page is trying to trick users into giving away their PayPal credentials, payment card details, and ... a selfie of the user holding his ID card.
For almost four months, script kiddies ran amok in one of Stanford's subdomains, installing web shells, mailers, and other types of web malware.
Today, DocuSign — a provider of e-signature technology — acknowledged a data breach incident following which a third-party managed to gain access to the email addresses of its customers, data that it's now using in massive spam campaigns.