New research published yesterday reveals that putting your trust in Extended Validation ("EV") SSL certificates will not safeguard you from phishing sites and online fraud.
It was only natural that the Internet's cyber-criminal element would turn its gaze towards the Bitcoin ecosystem after the cryptocurrency's price has surged from $11,000 on Monday to almost $17,500 earlier today.
Cobalt, a highly-skilled group of hackers who target banks and financial institutions, may have committed a mistake and accidentally leaked a list of all their current targets, according to Yonathan Klijnsma, a security researcher with RiskIQ.
Mozilla will soon block the loading of data URIs in the Firefox navigation bar as part of a crackdown on phishing sites that abuse this protocol.
Research carried out by Google engineers and academics from the University of California, Berkeley and the International Computer Science Institute has revealed that phishing attacks pose a more significant threat to users losing access to their Google accounts when compared to keyloggers or password reuse.
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A survey of more than 1,000 office workers carried out by business cloud services provider Intermedia has revealed that 59% of employees that had their computer hit by ransomware paid the ransom demand out of their own pockets.
A Facebook spam campaign is luring users to phishing pages that try to trick targets into handing over Facebook or YouTube credentials.
A Ethereum phishing scam netted attackers over $15,000 in just two hours. This was done by creating a site pretended to be a popular online Ethereum wallet site and using it steal people's wallets..
Millennials are twice more likely to fall for phishing and online scams, compared to baby boomers, according to a recently concluded study carried out by UK's Get Safe Online organization.
A Russian cyber-espionage group has tried to infect security researchers with malware via a spear-phishing campaign that can easily receive a Pwnie Awards nomination for one of the year's biggest epic fails.
A group of hackers is using a sophisticated technique of hijacking ongoing email conversations to insert malicious documents that appear to be coming from a legitimate source and infect other targets participating in the same conversational thread.
Employees of US NGOs Fight for the Future and Free Press were targeted with complex spear-phishing attempts between July 7 and August 8, reported today the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF).
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.