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.
A Twitter user by the name @EugenePupov is trying to take credit for the massive phishing attack that hit Gmail users last night, but currently available evidence isn't lining up with his statements.
A massive phishing campaign took place today, but Google's security staff was on hand and shut down the attacker's efforts within an hour after users first reported the problem on Reddit.
A simple email marketing trick is also abused by cyber-criminals, who are employing a technique known as "pixel tracking" to gather information on possible targets or to improve the efficiency of phishing attacks.
Browsers such as Chrome, Firefox, and Opera are vulnerable to a new variation of an older attack that allows phishers to register and pass fake domains as the websites of legitimate services, such as Apple, Google, eBay, and others.
During the past year, Let's Encrypt has issued a total of 15,270 SSL certificates that contained the word "PayPal" in the domain name or the certificate identity. Of these, approximately 14,766 (96.7%) were issued for domains that hosted phishing sites.
Corporate email addresses are 4.3 more likely to receive malware compared to personal accounts, 6.2 times more likely to receive phishing lures, and 0.4 times less likely to receive spam.